EU 2015/2066
24th November 2015
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24th November 2015

European Chemical Agency

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) is consulting the proposed authorisation of eleven substances. Consultation closes on 18th February 2016.
The substances are: • Dihexyl phthalate and 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, dihexyl ester, branched and linear (plasticiser in PVC); • HHPA and MHHPA (hardener for epoxy resins); • Trixylyl phosphate (in lubricants, hydraulic fluids and plastics production); • Two boron compounds: sodium perborate; perboric acid, sodium salt and sodium peroxometaborate (in detergents and bleaching products); • Four lead compounds: orange lead (lead tetroxide); lead monoxide (lead oxide); tetralead trioxide sulphate andpentalead tetraoxide sulphate (batteries and rubber production, in adsorbents)