REACH4Textiles - Webinar - Project Results & RecommendationsOp 07 december 2023 - ,
Although the European Union has the world's most comprehensive chemical legislation to protect consumers, the environment and, theoretically, the competitiveness of responsible companies, this advanced regulatory framework is not supported by an equally advanced or effective EU-wide control system capable of ensuring compliance especially in the case of imported products.
- studied the market surveillance functioning in the different EU member states
- sampled and tested a whole series of textile articles sold in the EU on a risk-based approach to identify high-risk products
- drafted a risk-based textile testing matrix