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VCI: No reduction in chemical safety standards through TTIP

9:48 AM MDT | August 5, 2014 | Michael Ravenscroft

Germany’s chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has pointed out that the country’s chemical industry is not calling for mutual recognition of existing standards for the registration of chemicals as part of the current negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). This misleading impression was given in a television program this week that referred to an out-of-date position of the European chemical trade association Cefic. “The chemical industry in Germany recognizes Reach [the European Union’s...

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