Report urges ban on DCM

Cozier, Muriel
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p35
Trade Publication
The article discusses the report for the Enterprise and Industry directorate of the European Commission backing the ban on the use of dichloromethane (DCM) in paint strippers. The report estimates that such as more could lead to a loss in DCM sales of €13 million. Produced by consultancy Risk and Policy Analysts (RPA) the report asserts that in the three categories of use, consumer, industrial and professional, consumers are particularly at risk of injury because of improper use.


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