Commission proposes “one substance, one assessment” chemicals assessment reform

The Commission is adopting three legislative proposals to streamline assessments of chemicals across EU legislation, strengthen the knowledge base on chemicals and ensure early detection and action on emerging chemical risks.

Citizens, companies, and authorities will benefit from simplified and transparent access to chemicals information, from more harmonised and predictable processes across legislation and from strengthened certainty of the assessments. The new measures will shorten the gap between the identification of a possible risk and the necessary regulatory action. Ultimately, these measures will lead to better and faster protection of people's health and the environment.

Further information is available on Commission website.