Comments provided to the fourth version of SAICM's Chemicals in Products Programme
30 March 2015
IPEN has provided comments to the fourth version of the Chemicals in Products (CiP) Programme developed as an emerging policy issue in the frame of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM). The CiP Programme has the central principle that all stakeholders (those along the supply chain and those outside it) should have relevant and reliable information to make informed decisions about chemicals in products. However, version 4 undermines this principle by enabling less disclosure and transparency, even for chemicals that pose risks to human health and the environment, and needs adjustments to fulfill the CiP mandate.