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tetrakis(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-m-phenylene biphosphate


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Basic info

Status Opinion Adopted
Submitter United Kingdom
Regulatory programme
  • Chemical registered under REACH
Further substance information The substance is used as a flame retardant in electronic products, such as circuit boards and is a direct replacement for halogenated flame ratardants. The neat substance is produced outside the EU but may be used by industry in the EU predominantly in processing of polymers in, for example, pellet form, for production of final articles. The substance is bound into a solid matrix and not subject to wide dispersive use. Where the neat substance is available in the EU it is predominantly processed in closed conditions to avoid exposure to workers. The substance is never available to professional workers or consumers.
CLP Annex VI Index Number
  • 015-192-00-1


Harmonised classification at the time of the proposal
  • Skin Sens. 1, H317
Hazard classes open for commenting Skin corrosion/irritation Skin sensitisation

Intention timeline

Date of intention 2017-12-07
Expected date of submission 2018-04-30
Submitted for accordance check 2018-03-27
Final submission date 2018-08-30
Start of consultation 2018-10-08
Deadline for commenting 2018-12-07
Date of opinion 2019-06-13
Legal deadline for opinion adoption 2020-02-29


CLH report
Annexes to the CLH Report
Comments received
RAC opinion
Background document external link [echa.europa.eu]

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Record history

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Sept. 24, 2019
  • Proposed harmonised classification by the dossier submitter: no classification
This version
Sept. 10, 2019
  • Background document: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/ad428e7e-e8db-ad96-1ea8-0a57ffaccae7
  • Comments received: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/9edc549e-002a-95dc-6907-04065a6cc6e2https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/16d05471-ff0a-92a7-96ba-931718efd237
  • Date of opinion: 2019-06-142019-06-13
  • RAC opinion: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/29ec3835-d8fe-b378-0b4c-44ed1656f861
July 26, 2019
  • Date of opinion: 2019-06-14
  • Status: Opinion DevelopmentOpinion Adopted
April 4, 2019
  • Regulatory programme: Other substanceChemical registered under REACH
Dec. 20, 2018
  • Comments received: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/9edc549e-002a-95dc-6907-04065a6cc6e2
  • Status: Public ConsultationOpinion Development
Oct. 16, 2018
  • Annexes to the CLH Report: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/8445fdbd-829c-ee0b-f61f-654ac742e239
  • CLH report: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/7e26e1bb-ae45-27bb-6ca6-6f21918de582
  • Deadline for commenting: 2018-12-07
  • Final submission date: 2018-08-30
  • Hazard classes open for commenting: Skin corrosion/irritation Skin sensitisation
  • Legal deadline for opinion adoption: 2020-02-29
  • Status: SubmittedPublic Consultation
  • Start of consultation: 2018-10-08
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