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.
Share your views on the EU policy and legislation through the EU Public Consultations.
The Swedish Chemicals Agency is planning to tighten the rules on private use of plant protection products
5/22/2017 The Swedish Chemicals Agency is planning to tighten the rules on the private use of plant protection products in Sweden. According to a new report to the Government, it will only be possible for private users to use products containing low-risk substances. This means that in a few years’ time products containing glyphosate or acetic acid, for example, may not be authorised for private use.
4/20/2017 During spring 2017, the European Commission is conducting a review of the REACH chemical legislation. The Swedish Chemicals Agency has submitted several proposals for how the legislation could be applied more effectively.
4/4/2017 The Swedish Chemicals Agency has found prohibited levels of carcinogenic substances in several rubber and plastic goods. The substances, referred to as ‘PAHs’ were found in, among other things, handles, a hammer and a horse brush.