As a consumer you are entitled to information about the toxic chemical content of any product you buy in the EU. A recent study found that not one of 14 major retailers, including Renault, Tesco, WH Smith and Argos could provide information about the toxic content of their products despite a legal obligation for them to do so within 45 days.

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    Commission facing EU legal watchdog over nano-chemicals in cosmetics

    ClientEarth has today complained to the EU Ombudsman about the European Commission’s unlawful handling of a long-delayed list of nano-chemicals in cosmetics.

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    Commission to face EU Court over authorisation of lead chromate in paint

    The European Commission is facing a second court challenge for allowing a Canadian company to sell two dangerous chemicals used for road markings in the EU.

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    Illegal and dangerous endocrine disruptor criteria approved

    Expert scientists from most EU countries today approved the European Commission’s proposed criteria to identify which pesticide chemicals may be hormone disruptors.

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    Chemical found in everyday homeware named as “dangerous” after 20 year fight

    Scientific experts from all over the EU have unanimously agreed that widely used chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disruptor.

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