55 NGOs ASK COMMISSION TO REJECT AUTHORISATION OF HAZARDOUS DEHP IN PVC PLASTIC

Categories: Chemicals
Types: Letter
Published: 6 July 2018
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By early 2015, the Commission must decide whether or not to grant authorisation for the continued use of the plasticiser DEHP in PVC plastic (for both raw and recycled) articles in Europe [1] many of which end up in consumer products. This follows the delivery of opinions on this substance by the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) and Socio-Economic Committee (SEAC).

We, the undersigned human health and environment public interest groups, strongly oppose any authorisation for the use of DEHP in PVC articles for the following reasons…

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