Environmental Review 3, 2011

List of Undesirable Substances 2009


The list of undesirable substances 2009 is now available in English . It consists of 40 substances/groups of substances selected for their problematic effects according to criteria defined by the Danish EPA. In order to adapt the list to the Danish market substances on the list are in principle used industrially in large quantities in Denmark. The list is meant as a signal to manufactures, product developers and others about which substances they can focus on in their work with substitution or stop the usage of. It is the fourth version of the list which has previous been published in 1998, 2000 and 2004.

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