PRIO – A tool for Risk Reduction of Chemicals

Are you aware of the legislation?

PRIO is just one of many aids to minimising risk. It is important to remember that the criteria provide a basis for substances that you should pay particular attention to, but they do not provide a complete picture of how and which chemicals are regulated by legislation.

Read more about the various regulations in Sweden which apply to chemicals in Chemicals in practical use, Legislation.

Useful links for information concerning chemicals in legislation:

Remember that the general considerations in the Swedish Environmental Code always apply and cover, among other things, the requirement for knowledge, substitution (the product choice principle) and the precautionary principle.


On condition that you meet the legal requirements, you can go straight on to the next step.

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