COT summary statement on restriction report: Proposal for a restriction Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and Diisobutyl phthalate (DiBP)

Phthalates are chemical compounds used in a range of household, consumer goods and food packaging. The COT was asked to consider the risk assessment used to support further restrictions which had been drafted by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).