Scan4Chem: App provides information about Substances of Very High Concern in products

Whether furniture, clothes or toys, products we use every day contain chemicals – and some of these have properties problematic for people and the environment. In the EU REACH Regulation, these harmful chemicals are classed as SVHC - “Substances of Very High Concern”. A good way to find out if a product contains SVHC is the app Scan4Chem. Download: More information: Transcript: alugha

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