Minimizing and controling the risks from hazardous chemicals includes two objectives: minimising exposure of humans and environment to substances hazardous to health and the environment, through risk management measures and full information to users of chemicals, and promoting modern and smart production processes, as well as safe and sustainable uses and business models. This covers using chemicals as a service, and developing IT solutions for tracking of chemicals.

Below, indicators refer to quantitative variables showing the trend or status of a phenomenon over time and occurring at the EU level. Signals can be a compilation of qualitative and/or quantitative data with limited geographical and time coverage. They provide additional insights, may indicate a trend for a specific phenomenon, that are deemed worth exploring despite incomplete coverage.