On 19 June 2012 Regulation (EU) 519/2012 was published to amend Regulation (EU) 850/2004 on persistent organic pollutants (POP). The amendment adds four new substances to the POP-Regulation. The added substances are restricted from use in mixtures and articles after a transitional period. They have been mostly used in industrial applications but residue could be present in consumer articles. The following overview shows more information about the added substances:
Text of Regulation (EU) 519/2012:
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