October 16, 2015
SWEDEN - The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) has announced its submission of proposals to add the following three substances to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) candidate list. Inclusion in the list will make their requirements tighter when it comes to disclosing information about these hazardous substances in articles.
|Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP)||a hormone-disrupting chemical that can cause damage to the human fetus and the environment||in PVC and rubber|
|Perfluoronona-noic acid (PFNA)||a perfluorinated substance that can cause damage to human fetuses and is even suspected of harming human fertility||in food and drinking water|
|Hexanediol Di-acrylate (HDDA)||a substance belonging to the group acrylates and can cause skin allergies||In adhesives and inks|