HBCDD – ECHA committees recommend authorisation under REACH: PFA’s strong input to a landmark decision

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HBCDD – ECHA committees recommend authorisation under REACH: PFA’s strong input to a landmark decision

March 16th, 2015

Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) will require authorisation to be used in the EU after August 21st 2015 (the ‘sunset date’) under the REACH Regulation. This is because of HBCDD’s persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) properties. A key use for HBCDD is as a flame retardant in expanded... read more »