Keyword: chemicals

French watchdog finds high levels of 'hazardous chemicals' in nappies

In tests of widely selling baby nappies in France, the country's official national health agency Anses has found dangerous quantities of chemicals including aromatic hydrocarbons, dioxins and furans, and the presence of controversial weedkiller compound glyphosate.

France to provide 'proof' of Assad regime chemicals attack

French forein minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has said his country's intelligence services will present proof that the Syrian regime launched a chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Sheikhun on April 4th which claimed 86 lives, which both Damascus and its allies, Russia and Iran, have denied.

French foreign minister urges UN to condemn Syria chemical attacks

Jean-Marc Ayrault called for the UN Security Council, which includes Russia, to take a stand over Syrian government troops use of toxic gases.

France to introduce U.N. resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Text would require Syria to reveal extent of its chemical weapons program and turn its arsenal over to international inspectors to be neutralized.