Sweden’s lead classification would damage market: ILA

Dec 07, 2012 | 12:09 PM | Mark Burton

Tags  International Lead Association, lead metal, recycling, ECHA, Sweden, Mark Burton

LONDON — Sweden’s proposal to classify all forms of lead metal as a proven reproductive hazard will have damaging effects on the recycling and marketing of a range of metallic substances and products in Europe, the International Lead Association (ILA) has warned.

As the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA’s) public consultation on the issue closed Friday, the ILA claimed Sweden’s dossier lacks scientific robustness and calls for overprecautionary action.....

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