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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 position on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive

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Save the date: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals & Public Health – How mutuals are taking action

Which actions are taken at international & European level to reduce exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals? How are healthcare mutuals taking action? Join our special webinar with AIM and the Mutualités Libres on April 29th to find out.
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Position paper: Identification of endocrine disruptors under CLP

In this position paper HEAL, CHEM Trust and ClientEarth outline how horizontal criteria can be set up for the identification and classification of endocrine disruptors under the CLP Regulation.
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HEAL comments on ECHA public consultation on derogations to the BPR exclusion criteria regarding the use of creosote as a wood preservative (PT8)

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A lire – « Les Plastiqueurs – Enquête sur ces industriels qui nous intoxiquent »

Une enquête détaillée sur les multiples et complexes intérêts derrière l’omniprésence des plastiques dans le monde contemporain est publiée ce jour sous la forme d’un livre intitulé « Les Plastiqueurs – Enquête sur ces industriels qui nous intoxiquent » aux Editions Calmann-Lévy.
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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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Mutualités Libres and HEAL launch infographic illustrating 10 tips to avoid endocrine disruptors in and around your home

Results from a new survey published by the Belgian Independent Health Insurance Funds (Mutualités Libres…

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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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Lettre : Avancement de l’application de plusieurs actions phares prévues dans la seconde Stratégie nationale sur les Perturbateurs endocriniens (SNPE 2)

Il y a plus d’un an, les autorités françaises lançaient la seconde Stratégie nationale sur les Perturbateurs endocriniens (SNPE 2). Nos organisations sont convaincues que les engagements pris dans la SNPE 2 ont le potentiel de contribuer à la prévention d’un certain nombre de pathologies, dont l’occurrence est de plus en plus liée à l’exposition aux perturbateurs endocriniens, et de préserver l’environnement des effets de ces substances.
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Letter: Prohibiting the export of banned pesticides and the import of food produced with these chemicals

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

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A lire – « Les Plastiqueurs – Enquête sur ces industriels qui nous intoxiquent »

Une enquête détaillée sur les multiples et complexes intérêts derrière l’omniprésence des plastiques dans le monde contemporain est publiée ce jour sous la forme d’un livre intitulé « Les Plastiqueurs – Enquête sur ces industriels qui nous intoxiquent » aux Editions Calmann-Lévy.
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