On July 18, 2016 regulatory news provider Chemical Watch published a report on the 2016 Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF), which is “an independent forum aimed at promoting chemicals safety and chemicals management globally.” HCF took place on May 26-27, 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. Focus of the 2016 HCF was on five key themes discussed in different panels: 1) Circular economy, 2) perfluorinated chemicals, 3) global data sharing, 4) plant safety, and 5) how to tackle chemicals of high concern in products.

Chemical Watch notes that “this report offers a reference point for policymakers, companies, academics and others – presenting the voice of the people in the room at this key annual gathering about the important topics discussed.”

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Chemical Watch (July 18, 2016). “Helsinki Chemicals Forum 2016 – Stakeholder views on hot topics in chemicals safety.