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Chemical products, materials and articles produced and utilized in our society, often involve the risk of chemical substances being emitted to the environment. Upon emission, the substances may via different routes spread into the environment and may affect animals, plants and ecosystems - and possibly us humans as well.
International legislation on chemicals (including the EU chemicals legislation, REACH) aims at minimising risks related to the production and use of chemicals, e.g. by requiring studies and assessments of the substances and their dispersal, degradation and possible effects in the environment.
COWI has extensive experience in assisting companies, organisations and authorities with environmental studies and environmental assessments of chemical substances and products, including pesticides and biocides.
COWI has extensive expertise and experience in areas such as:
Jesper KjølholtEnvironment, Health and SafetyTel.: +45 56 40 22 firstname.lastname@example.org
Substitution of chemical substances and evaluation of alternatives
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