EU –Proposal to Restrict Dechlorane Plus

Norway has submitted a proposal to restrict the manufacture, use and placing on the market of Dechlorane Plus™ as substances, constituents of other substances, mixtures and articles[1]. Dechlorane Plus is a substance group that was added to the REACH Candidate List in January 2018. For the EEE industry the most common application is as a flame retardant for electric wire and cable covering material.

[1] ECHA registry of intentions for Dechlorance Plus,