REACH - Publication of the Agency’s draft recommendation 2023 for Annex 14 (the Authorisation List) - Diisohexyl phthalate (DIHxP)

Closed 18 Dec 2023

Opened 18 Sep 2023


Draft recommendation (2023) for inclusion of substances in Annex 14 of UK REACH

Periodically, the Agency is required to recommend priority substances to be included on the authorisation list (Annex 14) of UK REACH. Before submitting this recommendation, the Agency is required to make it publicly available on its website, inviting all interested parties to comment. the Agency will update its recommendation, taking account of any comments received during this period

One substance is included in the draft recommendation (2023). The draft recommendation (2023), draft background document for diisohexyl phthalate (DIHxP) and the Agency’s approach to prioritisation can also be accessed via the ‘related documents’ section below.

Interested parties are invited to submit comments on the substances included in the draft recommendation (2023) within 3 months of the publication date.

How to submit comments

Comments on the following substance can be submitted by accessing the online survey, also available below:

Substance name: Diisohexyl phthalate (DIHxP)

CAS Number: 71850-09-4

EC Number: 276-090-2

This may include:

  • General comments on the recommendation
  • Comments on the proposed dates for the transitional arrangements
  • Information on uses that should be exempt (with an explanation as to why the use should be exempt)
  • Information on your position in the supply chain (e.g., manufacturer, importer, downstream user or importer of articles containing the substance) and use of the substance in GB

The background document on DIHxP contains further information.  This can also be found in the ‘related documents’ section below.

Consultations close at 23:59 (BST) on 18 December 2023.

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Information provided in response to this consultation may be subject to publication or disclosure in accordance with the access to information regimes (these are primarily the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR)). Statutory Codes of Practice under the FOIA and EIR also deal with confidentiality obligations, among other things.

If you would like us to treat any of the information you provide as confidential, please make this clear in your response. If we receive a request under FOIA or EIR for the information you have provided, we will take full account of your explanation, but we cannot give an assurance that confidentiality can be maintained in all circumstances.

HSE will process all personal data in accordance with the GDPR. This means that personal data will not normally be disclosed to third parties and any such disclosures will only be made in accordance with the Regulations.


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