Tag Archives: Siloxanes

Siloxane: Industry Criticizes the ECHA’s Restriction Plan 

The ECHA suggestion to limit siloxanes D4, D5, and D6 under REACH has raised an alarm in industry. The European organization of silicone manufacturers (Centre Européen des Silicones: CES) represents the manufacturers of silicone polymers and fears a negative effect on the emission of carbon dioxide.  Siloxanes D4, D5, and D6 are already classified as substances of very high concern (SVHC). According to REACH (EU) 2018/35 that … Continue reading

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ECHA: Siloxanes D4, D5, and D6 Classified as SVHC

The Member State Committee (MSC) of the ECHA has approved the classification of siloxanes D4, D5, and D6 as substances of very high concern (SVHC). The German Environmental Ministry submitted the required reports (Annex XV Report on D4 and Annex … Continue reading

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