ECHA Consulted on Listing 5 Substances as PoPs
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24 May 2022, ECHA has consulted on listing 5 substances as POPs. These substances are expected to be or have already been proposed for listing as POPs under the Stockholm Convention. Deadline for the public consultation is 19 Jul. 2022.

Detailed information of the 5 substances:

Substance Name

CAS Number

Possible Applications

2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol

25973-55-1

Commonly used as UV absorbers in surface coatings, plastic and ink additives, and personal care products; It is also used as a UV stabilizer in plastic shrink film, outdoor furniture and transparent coated car finishes.

Chlorinated paraffins with carbon chain lengths in the range C14-17 and chlorination levels at or exceeding 45 per cent chlorine by weight

-

It is mainly used as a plasticizer in electronic and electrical products.

Chlorpyrifos

2921-88-2

Pesticides

Dechlorane Plus and its syn- and anti-isomers

13560-89-9;

135821-03-3;

135821-74-8;

As a non-plasticized flame retardant, used in sealants and adhesives.

Long-chain perfluorocarboxylic acids, their salts and related compounds

-

Used as lubricant, wetting agent, plasticizer and corrosion inhibitor in surface treatment, fireproof and waterproof materials, such as textiles, leather, paper and other special fields.

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