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Intention to restrict per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) submitted

Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden have submitted an intention to restrict the manufacture, placing on the market and use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) (EC/CAS -) on 15 July 2021. The ECHA expects to receive their restriction proposal by 15 July 2022.


The five countries have launched a survey on PFAS and their alternatives and are looking for more information for the intended restriction. The deadline for comments is 19 September 2021.