Blog and News 2 chemicals used in inks and to produce plastics and rubber tyres were added to ECHA Candidate list

2 chemicals used in inks and to produce plastics and rubber tyres were added to ECHA Candidate list

The Candidate List of substances of very high concern now contains 211 chemicals that may harm people or the environment.

Helsinki, 19 January 2021 – The two substances are used in products, such as inks or toners and to produce plastics and rubber tyres. They were added to the Candidate List as they are toxic for reproduction and therefore, may adversely affect sexual function and fertility, and cause developmental toxicity in offspring.

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