May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports on the directive introduced in Europe to limit the phosphate content of detergents. Italy, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany and the Netherlands have adopted the legislation to reduce or ban phosphates in detergents. Sweden and France have announced their intention to legislate for phosphates in detergents. According to the European Commission, phosphates are one of the most commonly used ingredients in domestic and industrial detergents.


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