Consultation on the proposed restriction of PFHxA
23 April 2020 11:00 - 12:30 EEST, GMT +2
Germany has prepared a restriction proposal on Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA) related substances. A 6 month consultation started on 25 March.
PFHxAs are very versatile and have been used in various sectors such as clothing, polymers and fire extinguishing agents. Their persistent and mobile properties make the control of emissions and exposure difficult, and they can cause adverse effects to our health and the environment.
This info session gives an update on the proposed restriction, clarifies its scope and how to prepare and submit comments in the consultation.
- The restriction process, specific information requests and giving input [PDF] - Peter Simpson, Maria Ottati, Anna-Lena Rehrl - ECHA
- PFHxA restriction proposal in-depth by the dossier submitter [PDF] - Achim Helmedach, Stefan Kacan - German Environment Agency UBA