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Date Title
17/07/2018 HEAL’s response to public consultation on EDC Roadmap
09/05/2018 HEAL’s comments on ECHA’s draft strategic plan 2019-2023
22/02/2018 Public consultation on EDC guidance document - HEAL reaction
03/01/2018 European Commission roadmap on the review of the food contact materials legislation - HEAL’s response to public consultation
27/06/2017 HEAL supports NGO recommendations on sustainable chemistry
09/12/2016 EDCs Criteria - Technical Briefing for Member States
27/09/2016 HEAL comments to “Overview Report I: A compilation of lists of chemicals recognised as EDCs or suggested as potential EDCs 2016”
09/09/2016 The Case for Flame Retardant Free Furniture
21/05/2014 Joint statement of European Civil Society groups working against the TTIP threat
11/04/2014 EU-US Free Trade Agreement: A Race Down to the Lowest Common Denominator?
11/03/2014 HEAL and CHEM Trust joint briefing: How TTIP could harm our health by affecting chemicals regulation
17/12/2013 HEAL media briefing: Summary of scientific statements on EDC’s (German)
03/05/2013 CHEM Trust & HEAL’s view on the report of the ED Expert Advisory Group
25/04/2013 NGOs Position Paper on the EC proposal for a Medical Device Regulation COM(212) 542
13/04/2012 HEAL response to consultation on chronic disease policy
02/04/2012 Call on industry to provide substitution case stories
04/04/2011 Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals under REACH: Four Priority Areas for Regulation
03/04/2011 NGO Position paper: Requirements for the proper regulation of chemicals with endrocrine disrupting properties
15/02/2010 NGO Position Paper on RoHS revision
13/02/2008 NGO Consultation response: RoHS Directive - technical changes to the scope of the directive, definitions and facilitating implementation
15/06/2006 NGO Position paper: Priorities for REACH second reading (FR)
15/03/2006 NGO Position paper: Priorities for REACH second reading (EN)
15/03/2006 NGO Position paper: Priorities for REACH second reading (ES)
16/03/2005 NGO Position paper: Five key demands to improve REACH
16/12/2004 HEAL Position paper: Children´s special health vulnerability to environmental hazards and REACH
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