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Wallstrom Calls for Creation of a UN Panel to Protect Against Chemical Risks

7:43 AM MDT | April 13, 2009

Margot Wallström, European Commission v.p. and the architect of the European Union’s (EU) Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) legislation, has called for the creation of a high-level United Nations (UN) panel to tackle the risks posed by man-made chemicals. WallstrOm: ‘Pivotal’ in the creation and development of Reach. Speaking recently at the official opening of the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA; Helsinki) conference center, Wallström said that the proposed panel “would tackle the risks...

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