REACH is the core legislation in the EU protecting people and the environment from dangerous chemicals. In application of REACH, chemicals are tracked and analysed, in order to identify dangerous chemicals and limit their use. Our team is dedicated to being a legal watchdog to ensure that each decision adopted in application of REACH is in the public interest.

REACH

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    ClientEarth and its partner organisations are continuing the fight against the use of two chemicals of high concern in paints.

  • European chemicals agency improves chemical use transparency but gaps remain

    Europe’s chemicals agency has improved its policy on the publication of information it receives from businesses that use ‘substances of very high concern’ (SVHC).

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    European Commission’s delayed chemicals decisions endangering human health and environment

    Human health and the environment are being put at risk because of excessive delays in chemical regulatory decisions by the European Commission, new research reveals.

  • European chemicals agency must ‘redefine remit’ to serve public interest

    Environmental lawyers from ClientEarth are calling on the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to redefine its role to better serve the public interest and not just the chemicals industry.

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