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US Washington announced additions and deletions of CHCC

Recently, the US Washington State Department of Health and Ecology finished the preliminary evaluation of chemicals considered for additions and deletions of List of Chemicals of High Concern to Children. The public review and comment period will be closed on November 14, 2016. A total of 18 substances including Tris(p-tert-butylphenyl) phosphate, Bisphenol S, Dicyclohexyl phthalate, Diisobutyl phthalate, Triphenyl phosphate, Tris (2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate, Tri-n-butyl phosphate, Bisphenol F, Ethylhexyl diphenyl phosphate, Tricresyl phosphate, Tris (2chloroisopropyl) phosphate, Bis (2-ethylhexyl) 2,3,4,5-tetra bromophthalate, V6 - Phosphoric acid, P,P'-[2,2-bis(chloromethyl)-1,3-propanediyl] P,P,P',P'-tetrakis(2-chloroethyl) ester, Isopropylated triphenyl phosphate, Decabromodiphenyl ethane, Short-chain chlorinated paraffins and 2-ethylhexyl-2,3,4,5-tetrabromobenzoate were proposed to be added in CHCC. Two chemicals including Phthalic anhydride and Molybdenum were proposed to be deleted from the list. 

The chemicals on CHCC should meet the criteria established by the Children's Safe Product Act (RCW 70.240.030). The complete list can be found on http://www.ecy.wa.gov.   

Source:http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/hwtr/laws_rules/CSP_ReportingRule/1608chemeval.html

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