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Chemicals | 6 April 2023

REACH - Essential Use & EU law

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REACH - Essential Use & EU law

The EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability goal of a "toxic-free environment" requires a comprehensive improvement of the EU chemicals regulation REACH - as does the UN human right to a "clean, healthy and sustainable environment". ClientEarth has developed 6 demands for an ambitious REACH reform. This legal brief outlines the role of the ‘Essential Use’ concept for REACH & EU law by making judgement on acceptable risk fairer, easier and more transparent.

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