The EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability

What it means for you, your business and your products

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In October 2020, the European Commission released its highly anticipated chemicals strategy for sustainability as part of the European Green Deal.

The impact of the strategy cannot be overstated – it is the biggest shake-up to European chemicals policy since the introduction of REACH in 2007 and it will have a huge impact on industry for years to come.

With direct connections to European commissioners, European members of parliament, and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), Chemical Watch News & Insight is uniquely positioned to help you understand the impact of the strategy on your business.

Here are some examples of our coverage:

What does 2023 hold in store for the EU’s chemicals strategy for sustainability?

This year, product safety professionals can expect to see more activity, debate, and discussion over the many plans and proposals set out under the EU’s ambitious strategy. In this Global Outlook article, Europe managing editor, Leigh Stringer, outlines the key developments expected this year. 

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Clarity needed on the criteria for the EU’s essential use concept

With more questions than answers remaining on this key, and complex, aspect of the chemicals strategy for sustainability, more time is needed for debate, says Jean-Phillippe Montfort, a partner at law firm Mayer Brown, in this guest comment article.

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The European Commission updates on the EU CSS (April 2023)

See Cristina de Avila from the European Commission provide updates on the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability at our April Regulatory Updates Europe conference in Brussels.

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Chemical Watch News & Insight coverage of the strategy

Regulatory content and sustainability intelligence

European Commission begins first review of Pic Regulation

10 May 2023 | Impact assessment could lead to major changes

Regulatory content and sustainability intelligence

European Commission proposes revisions to detergents Regulation

03 May 2023 | Changes would bring microbial cleaners within scope, with more flexibility for digital labeling

Regulatory content and sustainability intelligence

African, Caribbean and Pacific countries call on EU to stop exporting hazardous chemicals

08 March 2023 | European Commission weighing up options to ban the practice

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