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United States | Brussels, 21 November 2014

Chemicals in TTIP - new ideas for working together

In May 2014 the Commission published the EU's initial position on chemicals.

Now we're publishing 2 more papers:

The papers set out ideas for how EU and US regulators could work together in future on things like testing, classifying and labelling chemical products.

Cooperating in this way would help cut costs for EU exporters to the US, whilst fully respecting the EU's strict health, safety and environmental standards.

Taken together, the three documents give a clear insight into what we're actually negotiating – and what we're not.

For further information

Memo on the papers

Upcoming stakeholders meeting: meet the team negotiating chemicals in TTIP

Reply letter by the EU Trade Commissioner to NGO's