REACH: Intention to restrict D4 and D5 submitted

On 13 April 2017, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) submitted an intention that they will prepare a restriction for octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) (EC: 209-136-7; 208-764-9) in personal care products and other consumer/professional products (e.g. dry cleaning, waxes and polishes, washing and cleaning products) in concentrations > 0.1% for submission on 13 April 2018. Further details are available at: Registry of Intentions

ECHA Weekly, 19 April 2017 ;http://echa.europa.eu ;