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Many consumer products with hazardous chemicals are not child-resistant

An enforcement project has shown that a high proportion of products with hazardous chemicals that should be sold in packaging with child resistant fastenings and can be found on supermarket shelves in the EU, do not comply with the CLP requirements and do not adequately protect children.

The project was carried out by a working group that made recommendations to the concerned industry as well as to the authorities (The European Commission, ECHA and national enforcement authorities). The recommendations were on how to improve the safety of children and reduce non-compliance with the requirements for child resistant fastenings across Member States.

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Contains information published by European Chemicals Agency: Copyright European Chemicals Agency echa.europa.eu.

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