Brussels' ruling on PCP unlikely to shift UK line on import ban

The European Commission has allowed Germany to maintain restrictions on the supply of the preservative pentachlorophenol (PCP) even though they go further than EC rules. But the decision appears unlikely to persuade the UK Government to accept demands by the textile industry to ban imports of PCP-treated cloth.

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