Future chemical risk management SOU 2019:45

Published

The Committe of Combination of effects and assessing chemicals in Groups has submitted it's report 'Future chemical risk management - Accounting for combination effects and assessing chemicals in Groups' to the Government.

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The Inquiry's remit was to: 

  • identify opportunities, obstacles and previous measures in relevant EU legal instruments for dealing with substances by group;
  • propose strategies for future group-based regulation and, where necessary, any amendments to relevant EU legal instruments for dealing with substances by group;
  • sum up the state of scientific knowledge, identify opportunities and obstacles in different relevant EU legal instruments and previous measures in the area of combination effects; and
  • propose strategies to enable regulation based on, or taking account of, combination effects, propose other strategies to reduce the risks and, where necessary, propose amendments to relevant EU legal instruments.