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A Toxics-Free Future

Chemicals in Products

Muchas naciones, en vías de desarrollo, tendrán por primera vez información sobre los desechos de este material que entran en su territorio y podrán rechazarlos
Cerca de 180 países llegaron el viernes a un acuerdo para reglamentar la exportación de los residuos plásticos, que afecta e
(Göteborg, Sweden) Alarming levels of some of the most toxic chemicals, including brominated dioxins and brominated flame retardants, were found in consumer products made of recycled plastics sold in Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, the EU, India, Japan and Nigeria.

Raising Awareness on Health Hazards of Phthalates in Toys Elements of SAICM Covered: project on chemicals in products (CiP), in line with the SAICM objective 2 (strengthening knowledge and information)

Cry Game: Phthalates in Plastic Toys and Childcare Articles


Safer Chemicals Alternative (ALHem) conducted analysis of the presence of banned or restricted phthalates in toys and childcare articles with the aim of raising public awareness on toy health safety in Serbia. The study is a part of a “CRY-GAME” outreach campaign supported by IPEN's Programme on Chemicals in Products “Raising Awareness on Health Impact of the Chemicals Used in Children Toys and Childcare products.”

The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Regional Meeting for Asia Pacific was held from March 4th-8th, 2019 in Suzhou, China. 

IPENers from four different countries participated in the meeting representing the Asia Pacific region of IPEN.

Prior to the regional meeting, an IPEN preparatory meeting was held, along with an experience-sharing session with students from Duke University and fellow NGOs from China. This was organized by Shenzhen Zero Waste at Duke University, Kunshan, and took place on March 3rd.


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