EEB | NGO comments to the REACH restriction: PFHxA, its salts and related substances
The undersigning organisations support the dossier submitters conclusion that “a restriction on PFHxA, its salts and related substances is the most appropriate way to limit the risks for human health and the environment on an EU level”.
The restriction of PFHxA, its salts and related substances (precursors) is necessary:
(*) To prevent further build-up in the environment of very persistent PFHxA;
(*) To prevent further irreversible contamination of drinking water from this very persistent and mobile substance;
(*) To prevent large scale contamination of edible plants and vegetables from PFHxA;
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