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HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS IN PLASTIC PACKAGING (HCPP) PROJECT

September 12, 2019
USA (United States of America)
What chemicals are in plastic packaging? What is their toxicity, and which are the most concerning? The Hazardous Chemicals in Plastic Packaging (HCPP) project set out to identify this. During this day-long event, project participants will report on the project’s findings including knowns and pertinent knowledge gaps, highlight environmental and human health risks related to priority plastic packaging chemicals, opportunities for and barriers to substitution of hazardous chemicals, and socio-economic costs of using hazardous substances in plastic packaging.