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Action plan for a toxic-free everyday environment 2015–2020

The Swedish Chemicals Agency has been commissioned by the government to continue work on the action plan during 2015-2020 to achieve a non-toxic everyday environment.

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Restricted chemicals found in home electronics

12/13/2016 Almost four of ten electrical low-price products which the Swedish Chemicals Agency has examined contain prohibited chemicals. Among other things, the Agency found harmful substances in lamps and USB contacts.

Major differences between European countries´ interpretation of biocides rules

12/9/2016 A report by the Swedish Chemicals Agency reveals that European countries make different assessments of where the line should be drawn between biocidal products and biocide treated articles. The report also shows that many articles which are marketed as, for example, “antibacterial” lack information on which chemical substances they have been treated with.

Vegetated filter strips to end as a restriction of use for plant protection products in Sweden

11/9/2016 The Swedish Chemicals Agency excludes surface runoff as a route of exposure in aquatic risk assessments of plant protection products intended for use in Sweden. As a consequence, the requirement of a 10 meter permanent vegetative filter strip as a measure to reduce surface runoff will no longer be applied in authorisations of plant protection products granted by the Swedish Chemicals Agency.

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