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The European Union will ban 6 toxic chemicals within 3-5 yrs, 3 of which are commonly used in plastic household items:

The European Union will ban 6 toxic chemicals within 3-5 yrs, 3 of which are commonly used in plastic household items:

Printer Friendly Version Email to a Friend Close From: EurActive Published February 20, 2011 07:21 AM EU to ban six toxic chemicals in household plastics RELATED ARTICLES EU Household Plastics Banning February 18, 2011 12:58 PM Reach: High Hazard Chemicals January 19, 2010 03:45 PM Chemicals Found in Household Products Linked to Thyroid Hormone Disruption July 14, 2011 09:41 AM Parliament Backs New EU Law on Toxic Chemicals November 18, 2005 12:00 AM The European Union will ban six toxic chemicals within three to five years, three of which are commonly used in plastic household items, the European Commission said on this week. After years of heated debate, EU lawmakers agreed in 2006 on a far-reaching proposal to review the way chemicals are approved in Europe. ADVERTISEMENT The EU regulation on 'Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals' (REACH), aims to mak...

Full article: http://www.enn.com/business/article/42376

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