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ECHA Rejects Proposal for Reclassifying Diantimony Trioxide

5:59 AM MDT | July 6, 2009 | Alex Scott

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has decided not to support a proposal by the Swedish government to reclassify diantimony trioxide (DAT) across the European Union (EU) as a skin irritant. ECHA will submit its decision, made on July 3, to the European commission, which will make a final ruling on the issue.   DAT, already classified as a carcinogen, has multiple applications in the chemicals industry. It is used in the manufacture of flame-retardants, catalysts in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) manufacturing, pigments, paint and...

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