Tag Archives: Phthalate plasticizers

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

Hong Kong debates limits on phthalates

Hong Kong’s Consumer Council

Transition to non-phthalate plasticizers speeds up in Europe

BPA, phthalate exposure may cause fertility problems

Will phthalates be banned? Brand under attack

In May the French parliament surprisingly passed a bill which proposes to ban phthalate plasticizers. The bill is not a law yet and it is very unlikely this will eventually happen due to lack of support by government and senate. However enough damage already has been done. The fact that bills like this are proposed […]

Are all phthalates bad?

The simple answer on this question is NO! If one would ask if all phthalates are safe the answer becomes a bit more complicated. This depends on what kind phthalate plasticizer we are talking about, which application and very important the potential migration of the plasticizer.

PVC & Plasticizers: What, Where & Why