Human exposure to caustic and/or corrosive substances (acids and bases) (november 2015) (SHC 9108) 

In this scientific advisory report on public health policy, the Superior Health Council of Belgium provides an overview of products that are authorized in Belgium for consumer use and that contain caustic substances, as well as of the risks linked to exposure to these products. This report aims at suggesting protection measures for the consumers, and formulates recommendations that apply to the different stages of the chain, which begins with the formulation of the product, followed by its regulation/marketing/application and post-application and ends with its monitoring.