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Invisible burden - Good reasons to get rid of PBT chemicals

Invisible burden - Good reasons to get rid of PBT chemicals Chemicals which are persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) pose particularly unacceptable risks to wildlife and people.

HEAL, CHEM Trust, and WWF developed a brochure entitled "Invisible burden - Good reasons to get rid of PBT chemicals."

This new brochure gives an overview of why PBT chemicals are a cause of concern, what EU decision makers should do and how consumers can reduce their exposure. This release comes at a critical time when the EU is currently reviewing the criteria for these so-called (PBT) chemicals within the EU chemicals law, REACH.

Last updated on 21 June 2011

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