Lead Replacement

Pb (Lead) Replacement

By the end of 2015, ESPA members had completed the replacement of lead-based stabilisers for PVC applications in the EU-28. This achievement was verified in 2016 by an external audit company.

The market switch had already been confirmed at the beginning of 2016, as a public consultation called by ECHA registered very few requests to continue utilising lead-based stabilisers.

Plasticisers consumption