14 November 2012

PVC souple dans la construction : histoire d’un matériau complet

Depuis sa découverte accidentelle au 19e siècle et l'ajout, pour la première fois en 1926, de plastifiants permettant de l’assouplir, le PVC a été utilisé dans des millions de produits et......

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24 September 2012

Australia confirms no health concerns for children exposed to high phthalate DINP

Australia’s National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) has finally published its Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) Assessment Report on diisononyl phthalate (DINP). The......

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13 August 2012

ECPI Statement on Sweden’s Proposal for Harmonised Classification and Labelling of Diisohexyl phthalate (DIHexP)

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) launched a public consultation on the Swedish proposal to reclassify diisohexyl phthalate (CAS n 68515-50-4) as a repro-toxic category 1B substance. At present,......

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27 June 2012

Plasticisers Conference 2012 in association with ECPI – Registration is open

After the success of the 2011 Plasticisers Conference, European Plastics News and the ECPI (European Centre for Plasticisers and Intermediates) are pleased to announce another collaborative conference......

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19 June 2012

“Not justified” – ECHA Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) opinion on Danish Restriction Proposal for DEHP, DBP, DIBP and BBP

Denmark's proposal to restrict the use of four lower molecular weight phthalates (DEHP, DBP, BBP and DIBP) in certain consumer articles has been found to be not justified by the European Chemicals Age......

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