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NGOs key priorities for REACH second reading

Posted on 04 February 2006

Will REACH be a wasted opportunity for making chemicals safe in the EU or will it be a first step towards the protection of human health and the environment from the most hazardous chemicals?

Will REACH be a wasted opportunity for making chemicals safe in the EU or will it be a first step towards the protection of human health and the environment from the most hazardous chemicals? This is the political choice European legislators have to make in the coming months. NGOs think that there is little left from the already weak original proposal and call for the following four points to be safeguarded in the REACH legislation to deliver a minimum level of protection to citizens and the environment.

Read more in the attached position paper.