EU limits for chromium VI in toys under review

Revised chromium VI limits under the EU’s 2009 Toys Directive are among several changes under discussion

The European Commission’s department for health and consumers has asked its Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) to review existing migration limits for chromium VI in toys.

The request for a SCHER opinion on the matter was prompted by recent scientific evidence in the US on the carcinogenic effects of hexavalent chromium, which led to reco

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