Studies on chemical substances in liquids for and vapours of e-cigarettes

Two new studies of the Consumer Council are concerned with chemical substances in liquids for and vapours of e-cigarettes. The goal of the studies…

CEN Guide for chemicals in consumer-relevant articles

CEN has published a new Guide 16 entitled “Guide for addressing chemicals in standards for consumer-relevant products” including a…

Study "Chemical requirements for shoes for children"

A new study commisssioned by the Consumer Council identifying a number of chemicals which should be regulated in children’s shoes was published…

New standard protects child fingers from crushing injuries

Crushing injuries of child fingers happen quite frequently, particularly when doors are closing (on purpose or as a result of draught). In the…

CEN Guidelines for chemicals in child use and care articles.

The European standardisation organisation CEN has published a new guideline on chemicals in child use and care articles (CEN/TR 13387-2 “Child…

Round table on chemicals in products

Under the patronage of the Member of the European Parliament Christel Schaldemose a round table concerning “Less hazardous chemicals in our…

Study "Screening of preservatives in tattoos and liquid toys"

A new study of the Consumer Council lists preservatives identified in tattoo colours or liquid toy materials (such as finger paints or soap bubbles).…

Study "Chemical requirements for other articles – a screening"

Chemicals in articles not yet covered by any of the previous studies of the Consumer Council are subject of this screening study. In particular,…

Study “Chemical requirements for child use and care articles”

A further study commissioned by the Consumer Council covers chemicals in child use and care articles. These include products to safely ensure and…

Study "Chemical requirements for toys"

Consumer organisations have judged the chemical requirements of the revised Toy Safety Directive (2009/48/EC) as inadequate. In a study commissioned…

Conference „Hazardous chemicals in products“

For the conference jointly organised by ANEC and the ASI Consumer Council entitled “Hazardous chemicals in products - The need for enhanced EU r…

Folder

An updated folder describes some of the most important present and past projects of the Consumer Council. This brochure is available as PDF-file.

Study “chemicals in consumer products”

A further study of the Consumer Council on the subject of “chemicals in consumer products” was finalized in December 2012. Whilst the first two parts foc…