What is it?
Chlorinated organic carriers are chlorinated organo benzenes and toluenes, and their isomers.
Potential health hazards:
Chlorinated organic compounds are harmful and may induce liver malfunction irritation to mucus membrane and skin as well as reproductive disorders.
Commonly found in:
Used as auxiliaries in dyeing polyester.
Related legislation (non-exhaustive):
Currently there are no EU requirements on chlorinated organic carriers.
Maximum limit (non-exhaustive):
• Industry practice: 1 mg / kg (sum)
• Germany BfR recommendation: Not to use 1, 2, 4 - trichlorobenzene as a dye carrier
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