25 April 2022

The great detox – largest ever ban of toxic chemicals announced by EU

Thousands of the most notorious chemicals will be rapidly banned in Europe, the European Commission announced today, as part of the Zero-pollution goal in the EU […]
21 July 2022

Babies exposed to highly toxic nappies face severe disease threat later in life

90% of babies exposed to highly toxic nappies Severe disease threat later in life, say French officials EU resists consumer protections, missing legal deadline   Officials […]
11 July 2023

Largest ever public screening finds “alarmingly high” chemical exposure

Europe’s largest ever screening programme for toxic chemicals has found significant parts of the population exposed to multiple hazardous substances above levels that could cause serious […]
12 October 2023

Toxic mercury cosmetics still marketed as a ‘solution’ to dark skin

213 products tested from 23 online platforms across 12 countries  90% had more mercury than legal limit set by the Minamata Convention  Africa’s proposed amendment would […]
10 November 2023

Minamata Convention moves to end the use of mercury in cosmetics

Last week, 115 Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury were present in Geneva for the fifth Conference of the Parties (COP-5) and took important decisions, among […]
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