Hundreds of consumer products with illegal amounts of restricted chemicals - it is the result of a Europe-wide project of ECHA’s Enforcement Forum.
Henkel Balti produces around 55 million cans of polyurethane foam and 18 million cartridges of silicone sealants and bitumen every year. Even though the production volumes are high, Henkel Balti pays attention to every single factor that determines the using convenience of the final product.
Competent authorities from Europe, NGOs and academics have come together to develop smartphone application for consumers to identify substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles.
The national roundtables about the implementation of substitution measures of hazardous chemicals with authorities were organised in all three Baltic States at the end of 2017. The main goal of the meetings was to discuss and find the best solution on how to better implement the substitution measures at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and also inform the authorities about the project progress.