New Science for Chemicals Policy

  title={New Science for Chemicals Policy},
  author={Megan R. Schwarzman and M. Wilson},
  pages={1065 - 1066}
  • Megan R. Schwarzman, M. Wilson
  • Published 2009
  • Business, Medicine
  • Science
  • U.S. regulation of chemicals is in need of an overhaul, informed by European legislation and guided by new thinking about risk. Over the last century, industrial chemicals have become ubiquitous in materials, products, and manufacturing processes used throughout society. In 2006, more than 34 million metric tons of chemical substances were produced in, or imported into, the United States every day (1). Over the next quarter-century, global chemical production is projected to double, rapidly… CONTINUE READING
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