concentrations

US EPA Proposes to Add NPE to Toxics Release Inventory Despite Concentrations Well Below EPA WQC- November 11, 2016

 

ECHA Proposal to Prioritize NPE and OPE for Authorisation under REACH Calls for Industry Feedback: Precedent on Unresolved Policies on Endocrine Disruptors and Polymers at Stake September 6, 2016

On Sept 16, 2016 the European Commission (EC) released a draft proposal to add nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE) and octylphenol ethoxylates (OPE) to Annex XIV of REACH, which would require that they be subject to authorisation under REACH. The North American-based Alkylphenols & Ethoxylates Research Council (APERC) will be jointly submitting the attached comments with the European Alkylphenols Manufacturer Association (CEPAD). APERC/CEPAD encourages other industry stakeholders to submit their own comments to object to the proposal, which raises significant precedent setting issues for polymers in the EU.

 

EPA Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) for Nonylphenol and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates Incorrectly Identifies Active Products as Inactive October 1, 2014

EPA Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) for Nonylphenol and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates Does Not Affect Existing Uses or Products - October 1, 2014

Final APERC Comments Submitted to EPA on Proposed Addition of NP to TRI - August 19, 2013

European Decision to List Nonylphenol as “Substance of Very High Concern” is Not a Restriction on Marketing or Use in Europe – February 4, 2013