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Decabromo-1,1'-biphenyl
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CAS No: 13654-09-6
EC No: 237-137-2
Decabromo-1,1'-biphenyl is listed in PIC since it has been identified as a member of the chemical group: Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) except hexabromo-biphenyl
Current PIC Context
Annex Legal Act Category Subcategory Use Limitation From To
Annex I Part 3
Annex I Part 1
214/2011 Industrial Chemicals
Industrial Chemicals

Industrial chemicals for professional use

Severely Restricted
01-05-2011
PIC Regulatory History
Annex Legal Act Category Subcategory Use Limitation From To
Annex I Part 3
Annex I Part 1
214/2011 Industrial Chemicals
Industrial Chemicals

Industrial chemicals for professional use

Severely Restricted
01-05-2011
Legislation text

Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) are listed in Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention and are therefore included in Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 649/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 concerning the export and import of hazardous chemical (OJ L 201, 27.7.2012 p. 60-106).


In accordance with entry 8 of Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) (OJ L 396, 30.12.2006, p. 1-849), pursuant to Commission Regulation (EC) No 552/2009 of 22 June 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) as regards Annex XVII (OJ L 164, 26.6.2009, p. 7-31), the following applies to polybromobiphenyls (PBB):

1. Shall not be used in textile articles, such as garments, undergarments and linen, intended to come into contact with the skin.
2. Articles not complying with paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market.
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