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Chemicals in the everyday environment

Everything consists of chemical substances. All are not harmful but may still pose risks if handled improperly.

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Article image – A mother playing with her two small children in the living room.

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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The EU Commission

Current EU public consultations on chemicals

Share your views on the EU policy and legislation through the EU Public Consultations.

The Swedish Chemicals Agency proposes legislation regarding hazardous substances in construction products

12/2/2015 Sweden should introduce legislation regarding hazardous substances in construction products. This proposal is presented by the Swedish Chemicals Agency in a report to the Government today. The proposal aims to protect individuals, particularly children, from hazardous substances that may be present in the indoor Environment.

The Swedish Chemicals Agency proposes reporting requirements for nanomaterials

12/1/2015 The Swedish Chemicals Agency proposes that companies should have a duty to report if chemical products contain nanomaterials. The aim of this proposal is to improve knowledge about which nanomaterials there are on the Swedish market.

The Swedish Chemicals Agency proposes new EU legislation on textiles

12/1/2015 The Swedish Chemicals Agency proposes that the government should seek to introduce a specific Product Act on textiles within the EU. The aim would be to reduce risks associated with chemicals in articles such as clothing. The proposal is set out in a report being submitted today by the Swedish Chemicals Agency to the government.

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