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Chemicals: reducing legal overlaps to help businesses

Chemicals: reducing legal overlaps to help businesses
Published on: 15/12/2013
Author: Enterprise & Industry Magazine
As an integral part of everyday life, chemicals are closely monitored to ensure they do not pose unacceptable risks to human health or the environment.

Although regulatory measures are effective in ensuring safety, some of these measures overlap, creating burdens for companies and hurdles for industrial growth. The European Commission aims to take a coherent legislative approach to promote synergy in handling chemical risks.