The European Court of Justice has today confirmed that a group of new generation ‘forever chemicals’ used in the manufacture of non-stick products are rightly labelled in the EU as being of very high concern – overruling the chemicals company Chemours.
12% of the population of Europe has a tattoo but we seldom hear about safety concerns around tattoo inks.
PFAS, the group of toxic “forever chemicals” found in the environment across the globe and also in people’s blood, have now been found polluting the bodies of otters in England and Wales.
This week a new scientific paper concluded that chemical pollution is now at a point where it is interfering in the vital life support systems of our planet.
Researchers from Stockholm University have published a new study which explains how toxic, “forever chemicals” PFAS contaminating the ocean end up in the air.
2021 was an exciting year for CHEM Trust, with developments in all areas of our work progressing our aim to prevent synthetic chemicals from causing long term damage to wildlife or humans.
If Christmas is a festival you celebrate, then it might be worth thinking about how you can reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals via the different gifts and related paraphernalia associated with the festive season.
During 2021 the Swedish Chemical Agency has been investigating the presence of the chemical group PFAS in cosmetics and toiletries.
Fidget or anti-stress toys are widely available on the market and are designed to keep hands busy, being able to be squeezed, pulled, popped and pressed. Adults and children alike use fidget toys, often to manage anxiety and panic attacks as well as develop motor skills.
However, research that came out of the Danish Consumer Council last month showed that some of these products contain problematic chemicals.
With the UN Climate Change Conference on this week, there has never been a better time to understand how the three planetary crises: climate change, biodiversity loss and chemical pollution are interconnected and reinforce each other.