EU Council adopts Regulation restricting phosphates in laundry and dishwasher detergents

10 February 2012 / Europe

The European Council has adopted a Regulation to restrict the use of phosphates and other phosphorus compounds in consumer laundry and automatic dishwasher detergents in order to reduce the level of phosphorus discharged to waters. The adoption follows an agreement with the European Parliament at first reading (CW 14 December 2011).

 
 

Further Information

Council press release

 

Comment on this article in the Forum »

Previous article / Next article
Back to News / Back to Top

 

© CW Research Ltd. You may circulate web links to our articles, but you may not copy our articles in whole or in part without permission

CORRECTIONS: We strive for accuracy, but with deadline pressure, mistakes can happen. If you spot something, we want to know, please email us at: reportanerror@chemicalwatch.com
We also welcome YOUR NEWS: Send announcements to news@chemicalwatch.com

 

14 day free trial

Get unlimited access to Chemical Watch news and one monthly briefing.

Register