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February 12, 2013

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Chemical use in Europe safer thanks to REACH

The REACH regulation has made the use of chemicals in Europe “considerably safer”, according to a European Commission report.

Five years after the regulation’s entry into force there is more readily available information about chemical substances on the market, and better targeted risk-management measures mean that risks from substances registered under REACH have significantly decreased.

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