NGOs contribution to SEAC Opinion on baby diapers restriction

Categories: Chemicals
Types: Response
Published: 4 May 2022
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The European Environmental Bureau, Health and Environmental Alliance (HEAL) and ClientEarth comment on the following issues:

  • the misrepresentation of RAC’s opinion regarding the appropriateness of the restriction;
  • the bias towards industry claims;
  • SEAC’s mandate under REACH, which requires to conclude on socio-economic impacts;
  • SEAC’s failure to consider the benefit of restricting hazardous chemicals in baby nappies.