State Duma deputy from the Liberal Democratic Party Vasily Vlasov suggested that the Minister of Construction and Housing of the Russian Federation Vladimir Yakushev analyze the initiative to reduce the proportion of hazardous substances in paints and varnishes in connection with the start of spring painting works in Russia.

“Based on the above, I ask you to order to request from the authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and provide me with information on the paintwork materials used in the capitals of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation with attachment of documents on compliance with sanitary and hygienic standards provided for by the current Russian legislation. substances in paints and varnishes, “wrote Vlasov in his address to Yakushev, the text of the letter is in disposal RIA News.

The deputy noted that the volume of paint work in the spring season is so large that the residents of cities constantly feel a strong smell of paint for weeks.
“The authorities of many regions, using No. 44 FZ” On the contract system in the field of procurement of goods, works, services to meet state and municipal needs, “buy the cheapest paintwork material, without worrying about what effect it will have on human health” – explained the parliamentarian.
He stressed that during personal meetings and through the deputy reception of the State Duma from all over the country, complaints of citizens about the deterioration of health due to the strong smell of paint in cities are received.