Production volumes of industrial chemicals relative to GDP for EU-15 Member-States 1995-2005
The toxicity classes have been assigned according to the classification and labelling system (risk phrases or R-Phrases) designated for the individual substances in Annex VI to the Dangerous Substances Directive as amended (Commission Directive 2001/59/EC adapting to technical progress for the 28th time Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances). Data is available for EU15 from 1995 to 2005, EU25 aggregates were produced for 2004 and 2005.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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