On December 5, 2013 the American Chemistry Council (ACC) published a press release stating that the weight of evidence spoke against a listing of diisononyl phthalate (DiNP) on the Californian proposition 65 of hazardous chemicals. ACC argued that exposure levels to are too low for DiNP to cause cancer. The ACC stated that DiNP was REACH registered and not listed as a substance of very high concern, that the Australian Government Department recently reaffirmed the safety of DiNP and that the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) released a final report stating that DiNP containing toys may be placed in the mouth. DiNP was declared carcinogenic by the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) (previously reported on by the FPF).
ACC (December 5, 2013). “Weight of Evidence Indicates That DINP Should Not Be Listed on Prop 65.”
FPF article “California declares DiNP hazardous chemical”