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Joint letter to the REACH Committee on the restriction of PFHxA

Seven NGOs, including HEAL, sent this letter working on the protection of health to the REACH Committee regarding its discussion on the restriction of PFHxA under the REACH Regulation and on the restriction on lead in ammunition for hunting, outdoor sports shooting and in fishing.

HEAL & EEB letter on the promotion of protective hazard identification and labelling processes in the reform of CLP regulation

HEAL and the European Environmental Bureau sent a joint letter to permanent representatives and ambassadors to the European Union with regards to the trilogue negotiations about the reform of the EU regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals (CLP), calling for promotion of protective hazard identification and labelling processes of chemicals.

Opinion: How industry can launder a health-risking substance: Titanium dioxide should remain classified as carcinogenic within the EU

Titanium dioxide (TiO2), often used for its whitening capacity and found in daily products such as sunscreens and cosmetics, is suspected of causing cancer. But the hazard classification of the substance as a suspected carcinogen has been a long and winding road, with the scientific and political battle culminating in a legal row at the European Union’s highest court—to the detriment of citizens and workers - Natacha Cingotti writes for Social Europe.
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