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May , 2013
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Reaching for the 2020 Goal: The need for better information and sound management to minimize chemical risks

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Source: Toxics Link, Date: April , 2013

Reaching for the 2020 Goal

The need for better information and sound management to minimize chemical risks

The report discusses the ongoing challenge of chemicals management, and highlights emerging threats, health and environmental impacts, the risks of chemical mixtures, low-dose exposure, the substitution of hazardous chemicals by other hazardous chemicals, and nanotechnology. The report recommends the use of economic instruments to create financial incentives for improving chemical safety, increased government capacity for chemical regulation, and clear and consistent public information on the hazards and uses of specific chemicals

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