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Substances in single-use nappies; Substances used in single-use nappies

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Status Opinion development
Details on the scope of restriction This restriction proposal aims at reducing health risk associated with the wearing of single-use baby diapers on children and infants under the age of three that are placed on the market and can contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorodibenzo-p-dioxins (dioxins or PCDDs), polychlorodibenzofurans (furans or PCDFs), polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) and/or formaldehyde.
Further substance information Non exhaustive list additionally including formaldehyde, dioxins, furans, PCBs as well PAHs and other substances.
Reason for restriction The dossier submitter’s starting point is the identification of substances of concern that may be present in disposable baby diapers.

Intention timeline

Date of intention 2019-10-09
Expected date of submission 2020-10-09
Latest update 2021-02-17

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Restriction report and annexes

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March 5, 2021
  • Latest update: 2021-02-172021-03-03
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Feb. 18, 2021
  • Details on the scope of restriction: Restriction on the placing on the market of disposable baby nappies (diapers) containing the following chemical/chemical groups, such as PAHs, formaldehyde, dioxins, furans, PCBs, ...This restriction proposal aims at reducing health risk associated with the wearing of single-use baby diapers on children and infants under the age of three that are placed on the market and can contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorodibenzo-p-dioxins (dioxins or PCDDs), polychlorodibenzofurans (furans or PCDFs), polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) and/or formaldehyde.
  • Latest update: 2020-12-212021-02-17
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/99f020fd-e8ae-1b66-4fe6-0ec40789db8a
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/c1ec4326-2fa7-004a-039d-f3b9fbb45566
Feb. 17, 2021
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/2ae74fb9-f429-85aa-1e6b-1025ae1c179b
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/47f64e0f-a65a-7e9f-69cb-3ffcfe417cf4
Dec. 22, 2020
  • Latest update: 2020-10-282020-12-21
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/45303c85-3c84-ec75-5efc-af15d3eb972ahttps://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/2ae74fb9-f429-85aa-1e6b-1025ae1c179b
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/7baacda1-ecf1-f6fb-06b3-2aef73cebf6ehttps://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/47f64e0f-a65a-7e9f-69cb-3ffcfe417cf4
  • Status: SubmittedOpinion development
Oct. 29, 2020
  • Latest update: 2020-10-142020-10-28
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/45303c85-3c84-ec75-5efc-af15d3eb972a
  • Restriction report and annexes: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/7baacda1-ecf1-f6fb-06b3-2aef73cebf6e