Tag Archives: DINP

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

California proposes no significant risk level for DINP

23 December 2014, United States. California is starting a rulemaking to adopt a no significant risk level (NSRL) for diisononyl phthalate (DINP) under Proposition 65. The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is proposing …

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

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…

2014 More of the same?

2013 was a challenging year in the dynamic plasticizer industry. On the regulatory front there was good news for DINP. After extensive research and consultation ECHA concluded that no further restrictions are needed, basically declaring this phthalate plasticzer safe for use in all existing applications. However things are never easy and more confusion was created […]

California to add diisononyl phthalate to proposition 65 list of carcinogens

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ECHA final report on DINP and DIDP reaffirms safety for use in all current applications

OEHHA announces public meeting to review evidence on the carcinogenicity of DINP and BBP

California Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)

More suppliers emerging for DOTP

Yesterday polish ZAK announced to start offering and producing DOTP. This phthalate free general purpose plasticizer is growing fast in volume and is taking share from DOP but also increasingly from DINP. Eastman Chemical was the first company offering this plasticizer and is continuously increasing their capacity through both capacity extensions and acquisitions. OXEA was […]

Availability of phthalate-free-plasticizers

In 2010 demand recovery happened much quicker as expected. Global PVC demand improved significantly but was still not at 2007 levels. One of the striking events in 2010 was the lack of raw materials. Producer could even have produced more if only they had the needed raw materials. Due to a combination of booming demand […]

PVC & Plasticizers: What, Where & Why