DEFRA are seeking evidence on the use of dicyclohexyl phthalate in Great Britain and the potential impact that adding dicyclohexyl phthalate to the UK REACH authorisation list could have.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) provided a recommendation to the Defra Secretary of State that dicyclohexyl phthalate is a priority substance for inclusion on Annex 14 of UK REACH (the Authorisation List) in December 2021.
The Secretary of State, and Welsh and Scottish Ministers must now make a decision on whether it should be added to the Authorisation List. That would mean that prior authorisation would be needed to use dicyclohexyl phthalate, or place it on the market, after the specified sunset date.
If you would like to submit evidence, please fill out the online survey here. The closing date for submission is 12/08/2022.