In June the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) proposed its recommendation for a restriction on hazardous substances in tattoo inks and permanent make-up. This is the first restriction HSE has proposed since it took on the role of regulatory agency for UK REACH at the start of 2021. A restriction is a measure for protecting human health and/or the environment … [Read more...] about Will the UK’s ban on tattoo inks and permanent make-up be as protective as the EU’s?
CHEM Trust will be co-hosting a fringe event at the Labour Party Conference in partnership with SERA, (Labour’s Environment Campaign), the Marine Conservation Society and Wildlife and Countryside Link: ‘Saving Britain’s coasts and rivers: addressing the threat from chemical pollution’. Venue: ‘Labour Environment Hub’ marquee, conference secure zone, … [Read more...] about CHEM Trust’s fringe event at Labour party conference: Saving Britain’s coasts and rivers: addressing the threat from chemical pollution
CHEM Trust is co-hosting a fringe event with the Marine Conservation Society at this year’s Conservative Party Conference ‘Beyond sewage: The invisible threat of chemical pollution in UK waters’. Join us at our beautiful venue, a Grade II-listed building on Deansgate just outside the conference secure zone. There will be both a drink and canapé reception to celebrate the … [Read more...] about Beyond sewage: CHEM Trust’s fringe event on chemical pollution at the Conservative Party Conference
At the end of March, rules to introduce new hazard classes for the classification, labelling and packaging of substances in the EU were published. This is a very important milestone towards much better protection from endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) as it also includes a new category of suspected endocrine disruptors. Until recently it has been unclear what action the … [Read more...] about How is the UK Government planning to tackle exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals?
CHEM Trust is co-hosting a fringe event at this year's Conservative Party Conference 'Restoring the health of our rivers: addressing the chemical pollution undermining their resilience'. We are running this in partnership with Breast Cancer UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link. The event will provide an opportunity to raise the topic of chemical pollution in rivers and … [Read more...] about Chemical pollution in rivers: CHEM Trust’s fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference
CHEM Trust will be hosting a fringe event at the Labour Party Conference. 'The chemical pollution crisis: is the UK's post-Brexit regulation of chemicals fit for purpose?' This will be held in partnership with SERA, (Labour's Environment Campaign), Breast Cancer UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link. The event will be an opportunity to highlight the problem of chemical … [Read more...] about CHEM Trust’s fringe event on chemical pollution at the Autumn Labour Party Conference
To celebrate women who have excelled in science, CHEM Trust sat down with Dr Olwenn V Martin, Lecturer in Global Challenges at Brunel University, London, to discuss her research on chemicals, chemical policy and hopes for future regulation. Building on an academic interdisciplinary background in Natural Sciences and Social Sciences, Dr Martin has expertise in the translation … [Read more...] about This International Women’s Day, Dr Olwenn V Martin talks to CHEM Trust about her research on chemicals and hopes for future regulation