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The report is the result of in-depth work carried out by experts in one Member State, working in co-operation with their counterparts in the other member States, the Commission Services, Industry and public interest groups.
There are four overall stages in the regulation for reducing the risks: data collection, priority setting, risk assessment and risk reduction.
If a Risk Assessment Report concludes that measures to reduce the risks of exposure to the substances are needed, beyond any measures which may already be in place, the next step in the process is to develop a proposal for a strategy to limit those risks.%:LThis Risk Assessment improves our knowledge about the risks to human health and the environment from exposure to chemicals.

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Authors: No author stated, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for the Protection and the Security of the Citizen, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 20846 EN (2003), 116 pp. Free of charge
Availability: Available from European Commission, JRC Knowledge Management Unit, Ispra (IT) Tel: +39-033278-9843 or +39-033278-9864 Fax: +39-033278-9623 E-mail:
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