A third of chemicals break European safety laws

Companies are breaking EU law¬†by marketing hundreds of potentially dangerous chemicals that are widely used in consumer and other products, according to a three year investigation into the chemical industry by national authorities. Exposure to many types of industrial chemicals is a leading cause of falling human fertility and rising rates of childhood cancers, among other diseases. A third (32%) of the 1,814 high production volume chemicals made or imported into Europe since 2010 break EU laws designed to protect … Continue reading A third of chemicals break European safety laws