Chemicals Policy

Chemicals are indispensable at different stages of textiles and garment production. They are crucial to provide special functionalities and high performances required for technical textiles and safety in personal protective equipment.

EURATEX in coordination with its Members works closely with European Commission, the ECHA executive agency, research community and other industries to promote sustainable use of chemicals, wise and technically feasible substitution of hazardous chemicals, harmonised global requirements for real consumer and environment protection.

33 substances restricted under REACH comments on EURATEX two years work (ECHA newsletter extract)

What shall be changed in REACH, a EURATEX position paper

An effective EU Database of substance of concern cross industry position for sector specificities