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WECF Co-signs Letter Against Hazardous Chemicals in Products

EU Wants to Allow Banned Chemicals in Household Products

07.09.2015 |

WECF is calling on the European Commission to ban the recycling of materials containing toxic flame retardants.  In a letter delivered this morning, WECF and partners worldwide highlighted the need to stop flame retardants (DecaBDE) reappearing in recycled products. The issue will be addressed by both the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in September and the Stockholm Convention POPs Review committee in October.

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•    EU Wants to Allow Banned Chemicals in Household Products
•    Loophole will give banned flame retardants a second life in consumers’ homes
•    EU Loophole Will Allow Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products
•    Banned substances will be untraceable, ubiquitous in the environment
•    EU Loophole Means More Toxic Consumer Products
•    Banned chemicals will get second life in household products
•    29 NGOs seek “Red Line” Against Recycling Banned Chemicals
•    Toxic recycling means poisoned products for EU consumers and increased waste dumping in developing countries

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