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Industry Takes Belgium to Court Over Deca-BDE

10:26 AM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Member companies of the Bromine Science and Environmental Forum (BSEF; Brussels), an industry group, say they have begun legal proceedings against the Belgian government to prevent polymeric versions of the flame retardant deca-brominated diphenyl ether (deca-BDE) from being banned in electrical equipment in that country. The law being challenged by BSEF members is the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment, which came into force across the European Union last July. The European Commission exempted polymeric applications...

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