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The EPA will ban the use of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) as flame retardants in the manufacture of electronics goods in Taiwan from 1 January 2016. Companies can continue to use the substance for this purpose until any permit expires.

Listed No.
Series No.
English Name
CAS. Number
091
02
Octabromodiphenyl ether
32536-52-0
091
03
Pentabromodiphenyl ether
32534-81-9
091
04
2,2’,4,4’-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-47)
40088-47-9
091
05
2,2’,4,4’,5,5’-hexabromodiphenyl ether (BDE -153)
68631-49-2
091
06
2,2’,4,4’,5,6’-hexabromodiphenyl ether (BDE -154)
207122-15-4
091
07
2,2’,3,3’,4,5’,6-heptabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-175)
446255-22-7
091
08
2,2’,3,4,4’,5’,6-heptabromodiphenyl ether (BDE -183)
207122-16-5

Information Resource: Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (only Chinese version is available)