The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have confirmed EPMA as an accredited stakeholder, particularly for the organization’s work with REACH, an EU initiative to reduce the risks caused chemicals and improve the competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry.

‘ECHA involve their accredited stakeholders in a variety of ways – through discussions, workshops and events, joint activities and regular updates about topical issues, with the goal of protecting human health and the environment and to ensure the safe use of chemicals,’ a press release said.

The EPMA will form part of the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC), the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC), and Updating of guidance documents - REACH & CLP.

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