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Key actions for a sustainable chemicals policy

Collins, C., Depledge, M., Fraser, R., Johnson, A., Hutchison, G., Matthiessen, P., Murphy, R., Owens, S. and Sumpter, J. (2020) Key actions for a sustainable chemicals policy. Environment International, 137. 105463. ISSN 0160-4120

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105463

Abstract/Summary

Chemicals policies have spawned a wide range of regulations aimed at limiting damage to the environment and human health. Most instruments are reactive and fragmented. We propose a simple underpinning philosophy, “Do no harm”, to ensure a more sustainable, safe “chemical environment” for the future.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science > Department of Geography and Environmental Science
Interdisciplinary centres and themes > Soil Research Centre
ID Code:88459
Publisher:Elsevier

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