IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Environment

Europe investigates limits for chromium VI in toys

4:31 AM MDT | August 16, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft

The European Union's Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risk (Scher) has been asked by the European Commission to provide an opinion on chromium oxide peroxide (chromium VI) in toys, the committee says. The committee has been asked to review available scientific data and conclusions drawn for chromium VI in light of a technical support document for hexavalent chromium in drinking water by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA; Sacramento, CA), published in 2011. The European Union's 2009 toy safety directive establishes...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa