EU mulls ban on phthalates in consumer products

The EU could introduce restrictions on the use of four phthalates, under proposals from the European Chemicals Agency and Denmark

by Gareth Simkins and Valerie Flynn
The EU is considering banning four phthalates from mattresses, footware and other consumer products. Photograph: Yongyut Khasawong/123RF
The EU is considering banning four phthalates from mattresses, footware and other consumer products. Photograph: Yongyut Khasawong/123RF

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