We protect health and the environment through our work for chemical safety


Chemical safety through science, collaboration and knowledge

Our mandate

  • Carry out technical, scientific, and administrative tasks related to the implementation of the EU’s chemicals legislation and policy.
  • Provide transparent, independent and high quality scientific opinions and decisions, which shall serve as the basis for the drafting and adoption of Union measures.
  • Collaborate and partner with EU bodies and Institutions, Member State authorities, as well as third countries and international organisations.
  • Provide tools, advice, and support to industry, with a particular focus on SMEs, in fulfilling their duties under chemical legislation.
  • Ensure that relevant, reliable, and objective information is available for the public and interested parties.