What the Commons’ toxics inquiry tells us about the government’s Chemicals Strategy

DEFRA has barely put pen to paper for its Chemicals Strategy. But the Environmental Audit Committee’s inquiry into toxic chemicals in everyday life, which concluded this week, offered a number of clues about what it should deliver, finds Gareth Simkins.

by Gareth Simkins
The MPs called for endocrine disruptors to be banned from consumer goods, starting with children's products. Photograph: Vlad Fishman/Getty Images
The MPs called for endocrine disruptors to be banned from consumer goods, starting with children's products. Photograph: Vlad Fishman/Getty Images

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