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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.
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.
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.