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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2/13/2017 The Swedish Chemicals Agency has found harmful chemicals substances in eleven of the 60 toys which were inspected in an enforcement project. It mainly concerns electrical toys which contain lead in the soldering.
2/7/2017 Under the authority of the Government, the Swedish Chemicals Agency has developed a strategy for how the Agency should contribute to reducing, refining and replacing animal testing with other testing methods. The Swedish Chemicals Agency is working actively to promote the development and usage of alternative methods.
1/23/2017 The Swedish Chemicals Agency has found forbidden chemicals in one of 44 sex toys which have been inspected in an enforcement project. The results indicate that more sex toys fulfil the chemical requirements compared to other products.
3/9/2017 ECHA and the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME) organise a REACH 2018 event for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vienna.