Plant protection products which are used in walk-in-tunnels must be authorised for such use. The areas of use shall be specified on the label. Use our new guidance if you want to apply for an authorisation for walk-in-tunnels.
The EU Commission has updated the criteria for low-risk active substances in plant protection products. The new criteria apply from August 28, 2017.
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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.
9/5/2017 Since 2011, the Swedish Chemicals Agency has taken initiatives for measures in relation to almost 40 hazardous chemicals, which have been regulated within the EU. Thereby, Sweden has taken a leading role in the EU´s work to protect human health and the environment from hazardous substances. This is apparent from the Swedish Chemicals Agency’s report submitted today to the Government of Sweden on its commission to draw up and implement an action plan for a toxic-free everyday environment.
8/31/2017 In a new report, the Swedish Chemicals Agency identifies 37 bisphenols, in addition to Bisphenol A, that may be found on the European market and which may have endocrine disrupting properties. The Agency will monitor how the bisphenols are being used and endeavour to increase knowledge on the substances.
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.