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Recommendations by an EU-wide cross-industry initiative for better regulation in chemicals management

Better regulation in chemicals management requires identification, implementation and enforcement of the most effective risk management option, tailored to tackle a specific risk. Please find the document below in English, German, French and Italian. 

Position Paper on the 2nd REACH Review

The CII welcomes the EC’s conclusion that the interface between REACH and OSH calls for systematic solutions

In this paper, the CII reflects on the Commission's preliminary findings on REACH and OSH and shares initial reactions and suggestions on the way forward.

Policy recommendation

Detailed Proposal and Responses to Questions Raised on Workplace Legislation

This document explains the CII proposal in more details, presents the specific strengths of workplace legislation as risk management option and responds to questions raised on the feasibility of the CII’s solution.

Policy recommendation

Enhancing the effectiveness of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

The CII presents recommendations on how to improve the effectiveness and workability of the current EU system for setting Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs), as part of the revision of EU Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) legislation.


How CII Proposals Integrate with the Commission’s SVHC Roadmap

This series of flowcharts presents how the CII proposal articulates with the European Commission’s Roadmap on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC Roadmap) and the Risk Management Option Analyses (RMOAs) carried out by authorities.


Synergies between REACH and workplace legislation: Improved analysis of alternatives and substitution

The CII, supported by examples of substitution efforts, illustrates that successful substitution starts with stimulating the engagement in and documentation of Analysis of Alternatives efforts. 


CII background paper on workplace exposure limits

The CII discusses the different exposure values applicable at the workplace, their legal background and their relevance in occupational risk management.


CII background paper on Restrictions

In this paper, the CII recognises that Restrictions can be a useful RMO and could complement OSH in certain cases, provided certain conditions, listed in the paper, are fulfilled.