Brazil’s draft chemicals policy with president’s office

Chemical Watch | January 10, 2019

Brazil’s draft industrial chemicals policy is with the Civil House, the president’s executive office, and awaiting review by the country’s newly elected president, Jair Bolsonaro (pictured). The policy was sent over in the final days of the previous administration, but the former president, Michel Temer, had made no decision on it when Mr Bolsonaro took office on 1 January. It is unclear when President Bolsonaro will do so. One government source said: "There are many other issues to be addressed during the first months of the new government." "He [Mr Bolsonaro] is a great defender of the simplification of regulations, so he might have some resistance to the draft law on chemicals," a Brazilian government spokesperson told Chemical Watch, back in October.

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Hazardous chemicals in the air can be breathed in and can cause harm to the body. Some hazardous chemicals injure the skin directly, or can be absorbed into the body through skin. Contact with some hazardous chemicals can cause injury to the eyes. Hazardous chemicals may be harmful to your health. Understand the hazards and take precautions to protect yourself.

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