|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: DG Environment|
|Series Details||COM (2020) 667|
Communication adopted by the European Commission on 14 October 2020, setting the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.
This strategy aims to reduce the risks associated with producing and using chemicals. It vows to simplify and strengthen rules in the European Union (EU) on chemicals, and review how EU agencies and scientific bodies can work together towards a process where substances are only reviewed by one agency. The objectives include:
The Strategy was published on 14 October 2020 by the European Commission, in the framework of the European Green Deal. An exchange of views with the European Parliament's relevant committee was held on the following day. The Council of the European Union held a discussion on this strategy at a meeting on 17 December 2020, and later adopted a set of conclusions on 12 March 2021.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Environment, Internal Markets|
|Keywords||Health and Safety
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|