09 October 2009 16:05 [Source: ICIS news]
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The REACH criteria for PBTs and vPvBs were out-of-date and did not reflect the current state of science, and as such could jeopardise the effective protection of human health and the environment from hazardous substances, the Umweltbundesamt (UBA) said.
“UBA urges the [EU] Commission to present a proposal taking into account current scientific knowledge,” it said.
The agency’s call comes in the run-up to the high-level “Meeting of Competent Authorities” for REACH in
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