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Published May 16, 2023 | Version v1
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Policy Brief: Role of chemicals and polymers of concern in the global plastics treaty

  • 1. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • 2. Oregon State University, USA
  • 3. University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 4. Plymouth University, United Kingdom
  • 5. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina
  • 6. EAWAG, Switzerland
  • 7. Cukurova University, Turkey
  • 8. Danish Technical University, Denmark
  • 9. Rutgers University, USA


This policy brief provides arguments on and insights into why and how plastic chemicals and polymers of concern should be integrated in the global plastics treaty. The document is an output of the Scientists' Coalition for an Effective Plastics Treaty (SCEPT working group on chemicals, polymers and products) and aims at policymakers involved in the Intergovernmental Negotiation Committee (INC). A French and Spanish version of the brief will be available soon.



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