Correction – RoHS impact assessment (April)
In this article we reported that an impact assessment had concluded the costs of banning PVC in electronic equipment far outweighed the benefits to human health. This conclusion was meant to apply only to the phthalates DEHP, BBP and DBP, used as plasticisers in PVC. The report was unable to reach a firm conclusion on the overall human health impact of PVC.
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