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Article Date: 06/25/2012
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ECHA Wants Feedback on Air Fresheners Ingredient
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) seeks comments by December 19 on a proposed restriction of a chemical used in some air fresheners and toilet blocks. The substance, 1,4-dichlorobenzene, would be classified as a category 2 carcinogen related to concern about liver tumors, and ECHA also noted worries about effects on the kidneys and respiratory tract.
Although the comment period extends six months, the agency is requesting faster response because its risk assessment and socio-economic analysis committees will be meeting to discuss ... Log in to view full article.