Ensure a more rapid translation of the latest research into a strong and effective implementation of EU chemicals policy, known as REACH, to protect human health;
Support and increase NGO and wider public interest in, and knowledge of REACH implementation decisions relating to health issues;
Channel society’s concerns into the priorities adopted for the implementation of REACH;
Promote the precautionary principle and right to know in chemical policy; support substitution of hazardous chemicals in REACH procedures;
Facilitate greater collaboration between environmental groups and the health and scientific communities.
Written on 6 December 2007.