The Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) review of priority existing chemicals has issued its first 4 chemical findings:

Toluene – recommending a community-wide review of the occupational exposure limit which appears to be too high, given recent data.

Ethylene Oxide - recommended EtO be labeled as a skin sensitizer.  Also raised the general issue of exposure to carcinogens and recommended European legislators discuss how to harmonize acceptable cancer risk limits.  In the meantime, exposures should be kept as low as possible.

Tributyl phosphate and Toluene Diisocyanate - were both considered adequately managed to deal with risks, so that no additional action is needed.

Nice to see there is measured consideration of current toxicity evidence and risk management.  CoRAP review apparently won't lead to never-ending testing requests or new stringent controls unless really needed.

125 more chemicals are scheduled for evaluation over 2014-2016.

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