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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.

Letter: Time to ensure the EU is on the path to a toxic-free environment

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Save the date: HEAL and Belgian Independent Health Insurance Funds symposium on endocrine disruptors

Register today to take part in the online symposium ‘Endocrine Disruptors: reduce the impact on our health’, organised by the Belgian Mutualités Libres on 19 November 2020.
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Letter: Millions of citizens in the EU call for full alignment of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy with the European Green Deal

Over 250 organisations and coalitions representing millions of citizens have urged EU leaders to make sure the CAP negotiations shape a policy that reflects the EU Green Deal and Farm to Fork strategy.
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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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Letter: Time to ensure the EU is on the path to a toxic-free environment

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Letter: Millions of citizens in the EU call for full alignment of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy with the European Green Deal

Over 250 organisations and coalitions representing millions of citizens have urged EU leaders to make sure the CAP negotiations shape a policy that reflects the EU Green Deal and Farm to Fork strategy.
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Letter: Call to continue progress on the SCIP database, for consumers and the planet

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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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Letter: The EU Parliament has huge opportunity to protect health in EU chemicals strategy

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