Evaluations notice for DBDPE – 22 November 2021
We have completed an evaluation about the environmental risks associated with the introduction and use of Benzene, 1,1'-(1,2-ethanediyl)bis[2,3,4,5,6-pentabromo- (also known as decabromodiphenylethane or DBDPE), which is currently under an assessment certificate (Certificate No.: 9258).
This evaluation is issued by the AICIS Executive Director under section 73 of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2019 and is listed below.
Subject of evaluation: Benzene, 1,1'-(1,2-ethanediyl)bis[2,3,4,5,6-pentabromo- (also known as decabromodiphenylethane or DBDPE)
CAS number: 84852-53-9
Evaluation outcomes: Recommendation to cancel the assessment certificate; recommendation to review the categorisation criteria in the Industrial Chemicals (General) Rules 2019 and the definitions in the Industrial Chemicals Categorisation Guidelines 2020.