UK accused of 'green Brexit hypocrisy' over regulation of suspected carcinogen

UK accused of 'green Brexit hypocrisy' over regulation of suspected carcinogen
 

Michael Gove has been accused of “green Brexit hypocrisy” for trying to weaken regulation of a suspected carcinogen found in sun creams, paints and toothpastes, in a proposal seen by the Guardian.
The European commission had proposed mandatory labelling and a cosmetics ban for titanium dioxide (TiO2) – a whitening chemical – after the European Chemicals Agency (Echa) declared it a “suspected carcinogen” last year.
Agency recommendations are normally rubber-stamped, as happened with glyphosate last year. But trade in TiO2 – which is also found in soaps, pills and biscuits – is highly... read more

 
11 July 2018 in Politics, Views: 49
Source: Guardian
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