Rethink how chemical hazards are tested

John C. Warner, Jennifer K. Ludwig

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Abstract

Around the world, safety regulations are being revised as new information about the health and environmental effects of chemicals becomes available. In June, US President Barack Obama signed the first bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act since its enactment 30 years ago. The revised act mandates greater public transparency and the timely assessment of existing chemicals by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Elsewhere, the European Union's REACH (registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemicals) legislation and similar laws are also evolving.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-270
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume536
Issue number7616
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2016
Externally publishedYes

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Warner, John C. ; Ludwig, Jennifer K. / Rethink how chemical hazards are tested. In: Nature. 2016 ; Vol. 536, No. 7616. pp. 269-270.
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Warner, JC & Ludwig, JK 2016, 'Rethink how chemical hazards are tested' Nature, vol. 536, no. 7616, pp. 269-270. https://doi.org/10.1038/536269a

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