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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The Swedish Chemicals Agency is considering a proposal to restrict medium-chained chlorinated paraffins
6/15/2017 The Swedish Chemicals Agency is considering a proposal to restrict medium-chained chlorinated paraffins in electronics. The authority is now holding a stakeholder consultation where it is possible to comment on the study. Medium-chained chlorinated paraffins are classified as environmentally hazardous and can affect people's ability to have children.
6/2/2017 The Swedish Chemicals Agency will participate in the United Nations Ocean Conference next week. The conference supports the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14): Sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources. The conference aims to result in agreements and voluntary commitments in order to reach the goal.
5/29/2017 The use of preservatives which can cause problems for health and the environment is low in cosmetic products in Sweden. In order to ensure the products are safe, however, the list of permitted substances must be updated in cosmetics legislation, as established by the Swedish Chemicals Agency in a report submitted to the Government today.