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Relative change (i.e. as a percentage of overall chemical production) in the production of chemicals categorised as (1) hazardous to health and (2) not hazardous to health, 2004-2020

Data Visualization Created 17 Oct 2022 Published 07 Dec 2022 Last modified 07 Dec 2022
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  • Chemical production is an area of particular concern from a Zero Pollution perspective — both in terms of the sheer volume of chemicals in use as well as their potential, combined toxicity. Data indicate a slight decrease in chemical production hazardous to health (compared to a 2004 baseline).
  • Unit: Percentage change with reference to 2004

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Production and consumption of chemicals by hazard class provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)

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