PVC plasticiser DINP ‘not reprotoxic’, say ECHA experts

A widely-used plasticiser, already restricted under REACH, should not be classified as toxic to reproduction, according to an ECHA committee

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DINP may be used to keep PVC-covered wiring flexible

European Chemicals Agency experts have rejected classifying the widely-used plasticiser diisononyl phthalate (DINP) as toxic to reproduction.

The agency’s Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) voted down the Danish proposal, made under the EU’s Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation, on 16 March.

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