Monthly Archives: February 2017

The brominated flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether banned in the EU

Decabromodiphenyl ether (DBDE, DecaBDE, bis(pentabromophenyl) ether, CAS No 1163-19-5, EC No 214-604-9) is widely used as an additive flame retardant with applications in many different sectors, in particular in plastic and textile articles but also in adhesives, sealants, coatings and inks. Decabromodiphenyl ether DecaBDE was banned fro. 2 March 2019 according to the COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/227 of 9…
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