Environmental Audit Committee

Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Life inquiry

Inquiry status: concluded

Scope of the inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee launches an inquiry into the impact of toxic chemicals in everyday life on human health and the environment. The inquiry will focus on how toxic chemicals are used in everyday products, such as furniture, food and toys, current government regulation of these substances, and the environmental and human health problems associated with them.

Terms of reference: Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Life

Latest evidence

  • 05 Jun 2019 - Toxic chemicals - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF282 KB) HC 1805 | Published 17 Jun 2019

    Evidence given by Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Kelly Tolhurst MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Professor Tim Gant, Head of Toxicology, Public Health England, Dave Bench, Director, EU Exit – Chemicals, Health and Safety Executive

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