June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/4/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 69, p36
Trade Publication
The article offers information about the Voluntary Emissions Control Action Programme (VeCap). VeCap was developed following the completion of the risk assessment of the European Union (EU) on decabromodiphenyl ether (deca-BDE) in 2004. The European Brominated Flame Retardant Industry Panel (EBFRIP) implemented VeCap, beginning with the use of deca-BDE in the textiles sector of Great Britain.


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