Chemicals are used in industry, agriculture, and in the household. However, certain chemicals may be dangerous to the environment and human health, and their misapplicaton will cause severe damage. Respectively, proper management of chemicals is very important. A comprehensive law on chemicals – REACH regulations – is in force in the European Union. REACH aims to improve the protecton of human health and the environment, and to enhance innovaton and competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry. The regulatons is applicable to any chemical, including those used in toiletry, dyes, clothing, furniture, electronic devices etc. Besides, there are chemicals, such as biocides, pesticides, pharmaceutical substances, cosmetics, etc. that are additionally managed under appropriate legislaton. See more