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List of the 164 measures of the Memorandum of the Paris Appeal




164 measures (M) and recommandations (R) drawn up by 68 international experts
For the benefit of the peoples and governments of the European Union Member States, of the European Parliament, of the Council and of the Commission

R1: Integrating health protection in public policies.

R2: Extending the concept of sustainable development to health.

R3: Principles governing the concept of sustainable health.

R4: Revision of the European Constitutional Treaty. Priority given to environmental protection and sustainable health.

R5: Simplifying legislation and clarifying community law. The need for a genuine policy of environmental health.

R6: Marketing Authorizations. The need for an independent scientific expertise.

R7: Spheres of activities not covered by the European legislation.

R8: Adaptation of directives. The need for reinforced sanctions.

R9: Application of regulations, directives and decisions. The need for reinforced control means.

R10: Stepping up transparency and information when drawing up measures and during the decision making process by European authorities.

R-M11: Joint discussions between industry representatives and NGOs.

M12: Acknowledging NGOs.

M13: Subsidies granted to NGOs.

R-M14: European Charter of town councils for the protection of the environment and health.

R15: Reinforcing penalties. Introducing penalty measures in community law.

R-M16: Extending the “polluter pays” principle to health in order to guarantee remedying of sanitary damage caused.

R-M17: Applying the law uniformly on all the territories coming under the authority of Member States.

R18: Sanctions for companies that do not comply with the bans on the marketing of products.

R-M19: Reinforcing the competence of international jurisdictions regarding health and environment, in the case of trans-boundary pollutions.

R20: Vulnerability of children.

R21: Adaptation of toxicological standards to the embryo and children.

R22: Cumulative toxicity and synergetic effects of chemical substances.

M23: Withdrawal of CMR substances from the market.

M24: Withdrawal from the market of chemical substances which transfer to the placenta.

M25: Assessment of thresholds for non-CMR chemical substances.

M26: Measuring out of mercury in fish and seafood.

M27: Mercury ban for medical and cosmetic products.

M28: Mercury ban in maternities, crèches, hospitals and schools.

M29: Aldehydes and indoor air pollution. Ban the use of formaldehyde.

M30: Ban on the use of aldehydes known to be toxic, in particular formaldehyde in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.

M31: Phthalates and medical plastics. Ban on the use of DEHP.

R32: Family policy and decrease in pollution due to reprotoxic substances.

R33: Stepping up criteria regarding the marketing of pesticides. Revision of directive 91/414/EEC.

M34: Infant foods using organic farming produce.

M35: Newborns and food additives.

R-M36: Overweight and obesity in children.

M37: Organic foods in school cafeterias.

R38: Childhood cancers. Setting up schools.

R39: Childhood cancers and high voltage powerlines.

R40: Portable and cordless phones.

R41: Allergy management.

R42: REACH Regulation.

R43: Obligation to use substitute products when they are not as hazardous.

M44: Withdrawal of CMR substances from the market.

R-M45: Regulation regarding CMR substances which have not been withdrawn from the market, because there is no substitute and these substances are considered essential.

R46: Traceability and labeling of hazardous substances.

R47: Reconversion aid for the chemical industry.

M48: Financial incentives to market clean products.

R49: Green Chemistry.

M50: Aldehydes.

M51: Phthalates.

M52: Glycol ethers.

M53: Bisphenol A.

M54: Mercury.

M55: Bromine and its derivatives.

M56: Paint and coating.

M57: Lead paints.

R-M58: Treatment of indoor wood.

R-M59: Brominated flame-retardants.

R-M60: Electrical and electronic appliances.

R-M61: Ban on brominated products.

R-M62: Cosmetic products.

R63: Commonly used products.

R64: Taxation of non recyclable products and packaging.

R-M65: Nutritional quality of foods.

R-M66: Packaging of foodstuffs.

R67: Advertising and labeling of foodstuffs.

R68: Nutritional allegations.

R-M69: Food additives. Revision of directive 89/107/EEC in the form of a regulation.

R-M70: Plant-protection products, pesticides. Revision of directive 91/414/EEC in the form of a regulation.

R-M71: Ban on imidaclopride and fipronil.

M72: Remedying the loss related to imidaclopride and fipronil.

R-M73: Pesticide residue in foods. New procedures for the marketing authorization of pesticides.

M74: Applicability of the new marketing procedures for pesticides.

M75: Use of CMR pesticides, food residues and sanctions.

R-M76: Particles PM 2.5 and PM 10. The inadequacy of the “CAFE” directive proposal.

M77: Electrification of public transport.

R-M78: Reduction of city road traffic.

R-M79: Norms on engine and exhaust related pollution.

R-M80: Regulation norms on diesel engine particulate emissions.

M81: Cutting down sulphur contents in fuels.

M82: Decrease in the benzene content of gasoline.

R-M83: Non-road mobile machinery running in confined spaces.

R-M84: Diesel engine control.

R-M85: Regulatory compliance of industrial activities.

R-M86: Revision of directive 96/61/EC in the form of a regulation.

R-M87: Industrial emissions of dust, sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides.

R-M88: Trans-boundary pollution. Limit values for emissions (LVE) for pollutants in the air. Inadequacy of the “CAFE” directive proposal.

R-M89: National maximum limits for emissions of atmospheric pollutants.

R-M90: Chlorinated and brominated products. Chlorine and bromine emissions in the atmosphere.

R-M91: The right to healthy indoor air.

M92: Passive smoking.

R-M93: Indoor air pollution.

R-M94: On-site sampling and “green ambulances”.

R-M95: Traceability and labelling of raw materials, furniture and indoor goods.

M96: Ban on materials, furniture and indoor goods emitting toxic volatile substances.

M97: Additional regulation regarding asbestos.

M98: Terms of the removal of asbestos. Ban on the removal of asbestos carried out in outside countries.

M99: Chimney sweeping of boilers containing asbestos and containment of asbestos sheets.

R-M100: Indemnification of asbestos victims and criminal sentences.

R-M101: Substitutes for asbestos.

R-M102: Sanitary warning regarding pollution with nanoparticles released from nanomaterials used in nanotechnologies.

R-M103: Radon.

R-M104: Measurement of radon in water.

R-M105: Indoor air renewal and thermal insulation.

R-M106: Water pollution. Stepping up framework directive 2000/60/EC.

R-M107: Soil pollution.

R-M108: Decrease in the agricultural use of nitrates. Stepping up directive 91/676/EEC in the form of a regulation.

M109: Ban on the use fertilizers rich in cadmium.

M110: Inspections, controls and sanctions regarding the agricultural use of pesticides.

M111: Regulation on good agricultural practices.

M112: Inventory regarding the use of pesticides in the Union.

M113: Ban on the spraying of pesticides if it cannot be strictly controlled.

M114: Planned reduction scheme of pesticide use.

M115: Certification of pesticide retailers and users.

M116: Ban on the use of pesticides in areas of water harnessing and other wetlands.

M117: Using organic farming in water harnessing areas and other wetlands.

M118: Ban on the use of pesticides in public areas.

R-M119: Revision of the Common Agricultural Policy.

M120: Taxation of agricultural chemical inputs.

M121: Subsidies to institutional/school catering.

M122: Subsidies to organic farming.

R-M123: Stepping up organic farming. Revision of the regulation proposal planned in place of Regulation (EEC) N°2092/91.

M124: Ban on the export of pesticides banned on the European market to other countries.

M125: Ban on the export of subsidized agricultural products.

M126: Quality label: Regulation on pesticide use.

M127: Ban on open-field GMOs crops, taxing imported GMOs intended for animal feed and fraud repression.

R-M128: Decrease in the use of sewage sludge in agriculture. Revision of directive 86/278/EEC.

M129: Ban on the spreading of sewage sludge.

M130: Sewage sludge and incineration.

R-M131: Treatment of sewage sludge.

M132: Mercury limits values for emissions.

M133: Extension of mercury limit values for emissions (LVEs) to any coal combustion facility. Revision of directives 96/61/EC and 2001/80/EC.

M134: Extension of limit values for emissions to all sectors of the industry.

M135: Chlorine and soda industry: progressive dismantling of mercury cell electrolysis.

M136: Ban on the marketing of products containing mercury. Revision of directive 76/769/EEC.

M137: Ban on mercury imports and exports.

M138: Tracing of products in trade.

M139: Ban on the use of mercury in gold washing.

R-M140: Waste management – General strategy.

R-M141: Cutting back on waste production at source. Lifecycle of products on the market.

M142: Waste management and treatment cost.

R-M143: Waste sorting with a view to their recovery through selective sorting and recycling.

R-M144: Waste recovery through selective sorting and recycling. Revision of directive 2000/76/EC.

M145: Incineration and co-incineration: ban on the building of any new incinerator and on any new authorization of co-incineration.

M146: Ban on the incineration or co-incineration of hazardous waste.

R-M147: Treatment and recovery of hazardous wastes.

R-M148: Dumping of waste and safe storage.

R-M149: Locating the management and treatment of urban and industrial waste.

R-M150: Creation of a European Agency for waste management and treatment.

R-M151: Creation of a European Research Institute on waste management and treatment.

R-M152: Information. Stepping up participative democracy.

R-M153: Education. Ecology and hygiene education.

R-M154: Vocational training.

R-M155: Health at work.

R-M156: Social equality – Righting wrongs.

R-M157: The failure of the 6th framework program in terms of sanitary research. The need to include environmental health and prevention in the 7th framework program.

R-M158: General direction of research.

R-M159: Studies and medical research.

R-M160: Cancer research.

R-M161: Ecology and hygiene education in schools.

M162: Creation of a new medical specialty: environmental medicine.

M163: Allergology acknowledged as a medical specialty.

R-M164: Research and technological innovations.


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