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EU’s Microplastic Restriction Hints At Precautionary Creep – Cosmetics Europe

Executive Summary

The European cosmetics industry sees ECHA’s recommended microplastic restriction as evidence of the precautionary principle’s growing ascendancy, a trend that is only likely to deepen amid the “green wave” spreading across Europe. The US, meanwhile, has been going in an opposite direction, posing potentially significant trade implications, Cosmetics Europe’s Director-General John Chave suggests.

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