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About CHEM Trust

CHEM Trust is a charity that works at European, UK and International levels to prevent man-made chemicals from causing long term damage to wildlife or humans, by ensuring that chemicals which cause such harm are substituted with safer alternatives.aboutus

CHEM Trust has been in operation since 2007 and we are a pivotal player in health and wildlife protection from chemicals in the UK, the EU and globally.

You can learn about CHEM Trust’s origins and history from the ‘our story‘ page and our short briefing available here.

Our work

Have a look at our latest newsletter!

You can also look in the right hand column for the latest news on our work & chemical pollution in general – or just click through to our front page.

We are an accredited stakeholder at the European Chemicals Agency and an active member of the UK Chemicals Stakeholder Forum; we are also a member of the EDC Free Europe coalition, the European Environment Bureau and the International POPS Elimination Network.

We are registered in the EU Transparency Register as Chemicals, Health and Environment Monitoring Trust (our full legal name), with the ID number 27053044762-72.

CHEM Trust’s work is supported by charitable trusts – see our funders page for more details. Our only vested interest is to protect humans and wildlife from the threat of harmful man-made chemicals. You can also find out more about our trustees and our staff.

CHEM Trust Europe

CHEM Trust has almost finalised the setting up a new organisation in Germany, which will work both across the EU and within Germany to advocate for better protection of health and the environment from harmful chemicals and is called CHEM Trust Europe.

CHEM Trust and CHEM Trust Europe will work closely together on projects and both organisations are looking forward to the new opportunities that this will bring to strengthen our work across Europe and globally.


CHEM Trust was registered as a UK Charity on 1st March 2007, charity number 1118182. CHEM Trust is also a UK limited company, incorporated on 13th September 2006. Company number: 5933897. A copy of our Memorandum and Articles is available here.

Our most recent Annual Reports to the UK Charity Commission are available here: