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SS-00259 11th Edition was published on March 1, 2012, and it will be effective from April 1, 2012.

Six are added as new controlled substances:

SubstancesTargetsCriteria/threshold levels
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-8-branched alkyl esters, C7-rich;DIHP Level 3 More than 1000 ppm (or 0.1 wt%) of the parts
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C7-11-branched and linear alkyl esters;DHNUP
Bis(2-methoxyethyl) phthalate;DMEP
4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl) phenol
Bis(2-methoxyethyl) ether

Please note that the 11th Edition also does some modification on substances below: “cadmium and cadmium compounds”, “lead and lead compounds”, “mercury and mercury compounds”, DBT , DOT , other chlorinated organic compounds , other brominated organic compounds ,and cadmium and lead in battery.

As for the substances in the table below, the threshold levels are revised:

SubstancesTargetsCriteria/threshold levels
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and PVC blends Level 3 More than 1000 ppm (or 0.1 wt%) of the parts
Bis (2-ethylhexyl)phthalate, Dibutyl phthalate,
Benzyl butyl phthalate, Diisobutyl phthalate
Boric acid, specific sodium borates

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