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November 27, 2012 10:30 AM   Subscribe

Where can I find a central hub of all the products and chemicals banned or being phased out by the European Union? Which particular countries are ahead of the EU? (e.g., banning even more instead of waiting for EU consensus, all in the interest of public health or due to inconclusive info about these kinds of products) Please provide links to detailed lists for those.
posted by mayurasana to Law & Government (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Take a look at the site of the European Chemicals Agency here.
posted by akrasia at 1:14 PM on November 27, 2012


ROHS specifies 6 materials that are mostly used in the electronics industry.

REACH seeks to reduce the use of a very large number of substances. The number of substances grows every year. Current list here.
posted by Confess, Fletch at 1:49 PM on November 27, 2012 [1 favorite]


Here are some lists of stuff that aren't allowed in cosmetics.
posted by The corpse in the library at 6:14 PM on November 27, 2012


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