New restrictions intentions: bisphenol A and similar bisphenols, and PFAS in firefighting foams

2020-10-07

Germany has submitted an intention to restrict the placing on the market and use of 4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A; EC 201-245-8, CAS 80-05-7) and ‘structurally related bisphenols of similar concern for the environment’.

ECHA has submitted an intention to restrict the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in firefighting foams.

Both intentions were submitted on 1 October 2020 and the restriction proposals are expected on 1 October 2021.

ECHA, 7 October 2020
; https://echa.europa.eu/-/echa-weekly-7-october-2020