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Document ID (ISN)106901
CIS number 07-862
ISSN - Serial title 1762-3561 - Réalité Prévention
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mongalvy M.
Title Control of chemicals: Implications of the White Paper
Original title Contrôle des substances chimiques: les enjeux du Livre Blanc [in French]
Bibliographic information May 2003, No.1, p.1-8 (whole issue). Illus.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/IntranetObject-accesParReference/Page%20Editoriale%20Presse%20Realite%20Prevention/$File/print.html [in French]
Abstract Newsletter of the French National Occupational Safety and Health Institute (INRS) comprising a series of interviews and articles which examine the implications of the new European policy with respect to evaluating the hazards related to chemicals (White Paper on the introduction of the REACH system). Topics addressed: role of the French labour ministry in applying the provisions of the White Paper; current and future role of the INRS with respect to the evaluation of chemicals; contribution of the European Commission White Paper towards the prevention of hazards related to chemicals within the enterprise; economic and social consequences of adopting the White Paper recommendations; analysis of the White Paper from the standpoint of occupational safety and health requirements.
Descriptors (primary) France; European Union; legislation; chemical products; hazard evaluation; chemical safety
Descriptors (secondary) economic aspects; comment on directive; social aspects; role of government
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany; France
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation