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We are exposed to chemicals everywhere in our daily lives.

HEAL works with partners and decision-makers to minimise and ultimately end human exposure to hazardous and toxic chemicals including pesticides and biocides and towards laws that protect people adequately and timely.

HEAL response to public consultation on combined evaluation roadmap/inception impact assessment of the proposed revision of the directive on the sustainable use of pesticides

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Comments on CA/MS/47/2020 Synthesis paper for CARACAL provided by KEMI and the Netherlands “Comments on a pragmatic procedure to regulate the risks of exposure to coincidental combinations of chemicals, in the EU”

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Worrying rows over future EU chemicals policy

Recent revelations on major disagreements within the European Commission about the development of the European Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability suggest that representatives of the Department General for Internal Market (DG GROW) seek to fundamentally tone down the proposals, under the pretence of economic interests and overruling preventive actions on chemicals and public health.
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Dear EU Commission Vice-President Timmermans: Time to ensure that the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability delivers a toxic free environment

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HEAL comments on the EU Commission roadmap on a chemical strategy for sustainability

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The problem of PFAS in Europe – joint NGO flyer

Per- and Poly-fluoroalkyl Substances, more commonly known as PFAS, are a particularly harmful chemical group. In this flyer, HEAL, CHEMSEC, EEB, CHEM Trust and THINK-Film explain the problem of PFAS in Europe.
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The problem of PFAS in Europe – joint NGO flyer

Per- and Poly-fluoroalkyl Substances, more commonly known as PFAS, are a particularly harmful chemical group. In this flyer, HEAL, CHEMSEC, EEB, CHEM Trust and THINK-Film explain the problem of PFAS in Europe.
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Fact cards: chemicals in food contact materials put our health at risk

Nobody should ever have to worry about toxic substances making their way into our food. Yet, if you ask around, most consumers have no idea about the composition of the packaging wrapping their food and drinks, and how this might affect them. Here are nine fact cards to illustrate why we are concerned.
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Fact cards: Ban the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos from our plates

The chemical chlorpyrifos has serious negative effects on our health, especially for children. Yet it…

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