Key actions for a sustainable chemicals policy

Collins, Chris; Depledge, Mike; Fraser, Robert; Johnson, Andrew ORCID:; Hutchison, Gary; Matthiessen, Peter; Murphy, Richard; Owens, Susan; Sumpter, John. 2020 Key actions for a sustainable chemicals policy. Environment International, 137, 105463. 4, pp.

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Chemicals policies have spawned a wide range of regulations aimed at limiting damage to the environment and human health. Most instruments are reactive and fragmented. We propose a simple underpinning philosophy, “Do no harm”, to ensure a more sustainable, safe “chemical environment” for the future.

Item Type: Publication - Article
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UKCEH and CEH Sections/Science Areas: Pollution (Science Area 2017-)
ISSN: 0160-4120
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NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
Date made live: 13 Mar 2020 10:20 +0 (UTC)

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