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Chemicals: Regulation

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 105339, tabled on 17 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, If she will publish HSE’s initial assessment of substances added to the EU Substances of Very High Concern Candidate List.

Answered on

20 January 2022

HSE will be publishing the initial assessment of substances added to the EU Substance of Very High Concern (SVHCs) Candidate List in an update to its website within the next two weeks. This is in line with the commitment made in the 2021-2022 UK REACH Work Programme, and guided by the interim principles for the inclusion of SVHCs on the candidate list which have been agreed by Defra and the Welsh and Scottish Governments.

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