Trade unions call for a more ambitious European policy on chemicals

The ETUC held a conference bringing together the main players in the debate around the reform of the European legislation on chemicals. The conference took place in Brussels on 11-12 March 2005.
Those attending the conference included Mr Stavros Dimas, European Commissioner for the Environment, Mr Lucien Lux, Minister of State in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, representing the presidency of the Council and Mr Guido Sacconi, principal rapporteur on REACH for the European Parliament, as well as representatives from industry, consumer associations and the main environmental NGOs.