Tag Archives: DEHP

REACH restrictions updated for PAHs and phthalates

4 March 2015. Europe, Priority substances. An EU Regulation amending the REACH restrictions for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and phthalates was published in the EU Official Journal on 3 March. CW 28 May 2014 CW 5 February 2014

DEHP and its endocrine effects

February 2015. Europe. Global Business Briefing. On 17 December 2014, Echa amended the entry for Bis (2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) on the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to indicate that the substance meets the Article 57(f) criterion of equivalent level … CW 16 December 2014 CW 19 December 2014

ECHA defends its views on DEHP authorisation

28 January 2015. Europe. ECHA has rejected claims by a group of NGOs that there are “procedural and substantive flaws” in the draft opinions, adopted by its Committees on Risk Assessment (RAC) and Socio-Economic Analysis (SEAC), which concluded …

Continuous battle against DEHP drives demand for alternative plasticizers for PVC in medical

Early this month, Denmark proposed four phthalates to be identified as substances of very high concern (SVHCs) for their endocrine disrupting properties for human health and the environment. Member State Committee subsequently agreed that the endocrine disrupting properties of DEHP indeed cause concern for the environment. With the series of activities that Denmark has embarked […]

The Member State Committee unanimously agreed to identify the phthalate DEHP as an SVHC

12 December 2014, Helsinki. Denmark proposed four phthalates – DEHP, DBP, DiBP, BBP to be identified as substances of very high concern (SVHCs) for their endocrine disrupting properties for human health and …

CPSC Drafts Proposal on Phthalate Restrictions

WASHINGTON – The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has drafted a proposed rule that would prohibit children’s toys and childcare articles sold in the United States from containing specified phthalates, according to a report by the Toy Industry Association (TIA). California’s Proposition 65

SCENIHR drafts opinion on DEHP in medical devices

SCENIHR has launched a public consultation on an update to its 2008 opinion concerning the safety of DEHP when used as a plasticiser in polyvinylchloride (PVC) medical devices, particularly for “at-risk” groups …

Eastman Plasticizer Expansion Complete

KINGSPORT, Tenn., September 18, 2014 – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has completed a previously announced capacity expansion of its Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizers at its …

EU phthalate flap pushes industry to innovate

Source: Plastics Today By Karen Laird Published: August 5th, 2014 When in 2012, Denmark announced plans to ban DEHP, DBP, DIBP and BBP phthalates…

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