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Sweden releases chemical action plan

Swedish Chemical Agency KemI has issued a national chemical action plan for what it calls "a toxin-free everyday environment." The plan, commissioned by the Swedish government last December, will apply between 2011 and 2014. Key areas of focus include endocrine-disrupting substances, cumulative effects of chemicals and the risks of nanomaterials. In a March 10 press release, KemI Director General Nina Cromnier states, "More attention will now be paid to chemical risks in everyday products, and that is good. KemI has been engaged in this work for several years, and we are now able to intensify the efforts. We are going to focus on children as they are more vulnerable to the influence of chemicals." KemI says it will support efforts to substitute hazardous chemicals, expand enforcement activities and improve information available for consumers. "The objective is for Sweden to become one of the leading member states in the EU in proposing new bans and restrictions," KemI notes.

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