EU New Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability *Webinar*
EU New Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Webinar Description
The EU’s chemicals strategy for sustainability towards a toxic-free environment – new EU concept linked to the Green Deal strategy.
The European Commission published a chemicals strategy for sustainability on 14 October 2020. It is part of the EU’s zero pollution ambition, which is a key commitment of the European Green Deal.
The new strategies will imact the future requirements for companies and citizens for decades to come.
The EU’s chemicals strategy aims to
- better protect citizens and the environment
- boost innovation for safe and sustainable chemicals
- banning the most harmful chemicals in consumer products – allowing their use only where essential
- account for the cocktail effect of chemicals when assessing risks from chemicals
- phasing out the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the EU, unless their use is essential
- boosting the investment and innovative capacity for production and use of chemicals that are safe and sustainable by design, and throughout their life cycle
- promoting the EU’s resilience of supply and sustainability of critical chemicals
- establishing a simpler “one substance one assessment” process for the risk and hazard assessment of chemicals
- playing a leading role globally by championing and promoting high standards and not exporting chemicals banned in the EU
- Green Deal and EU Chemicals Strategy
- REACH / CLP impact
Who should attend
Anybody interested in the EU chemicals strategy plans and impact for coming years
Martin Murín, MSc.