01 October 2013

European plasticisers market continues major shift towards high phthalates

There has been a major shift in the European plasticiser market from low to high molecular weight phthalates which today represent about 85% of the phthalates used in Europe. This is the result of sci......

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23 September 2013

ECPI’s statement following ECHA’s final report on high phthalates DINP and DIDP: Safe for use in all current consumer applications – no further restrictions needed

On 28 August 2013, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published its final report on the re-evaluation of the restrictions on DINP and DIDP in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the m......

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29 May 2013

ICCA president addresses UNEP/WHO endocrine disruption report in letter

The link below points to a letter sent on May 22 by ICCA President Kurt Bock to UNEP Exeucitve Director Achim Steiner about the UNEP and WHO report "The State of the Science on Endocrine Disrupting Ch......

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14 March 2013

ECPI’s statement following the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) meeting on 5-8 March

On 5-8 March, the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) adopted an Opinion on the ECHA Draft Report on the re-evaluation of the restrictions on DINP and DIDP in toys......

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20 February 2013

ICCA Comments on WHO/UNEP Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Report

The top priority for the chemicals industry is that its products are used and handled safely throughout their entire life cycles. Several scientists this week published a report, under the auspic......

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