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27 May 2015
The European chemical industry works within this EU
regulatory framework, ensuring the safe use of chemicals
through an approach based on the identification of
their hazardous properties and on the management of
associated risks, if any.
14 April 2015
17 February 2015
30 June 2014
"How the European chemical industry manages the safe use of chemicals".
This brochure describes what the industry has been doing and will continue to do in order to ensure its products are handled and used safely at every step.
18 March 2014
In early 2013 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) published a report entitled, “State of the Science on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals – 2012” which was accompanied by a “Summary for Decision Makers”. At the time the general chemicals and crop protection products industries both in Europe and the US held significant concerns with the report(s).
Therefore, our industries jointly commissioned a scientific review of the WHO-UNEP report (published in the scientific journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology) which highlights a number of significant shortcomings with the WHO-UNEP report and its conclusions. It particular the review concludes that the WHO-UNEP report does not accurately reflect the state of the science on endocrine disruption.
Getting responsible chemicals management recognised throughout the entire supply chain of the chemical industry under a “proportionate framework”
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The 2014 Cefic European Facts & Figures provides an analysis of the latest competitive trends in the European chemical industry.
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The Responsible Care ethic helps chemical companies to operate safely, profitably and with due care.
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