Directive (EU) 2015/863 has Amended EU RoHS to Restrict 4 New Phthalates: DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP
Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP): max 0.1%: DIBP is an odorless plasticizer and has excellent heat and light stability. It is the lowest cost plasticizer for cellulose nitrate and is widely used in nitro cellulose plastic, nail polish, explosive material and lacquer manufacturing etc
Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP): max 0.1%: BBP is a phthalate that is mainly used as an additive for plasticising PVC , perfumes, hair sprays, adhesives, glues, automotive product and vinyl floor coverings etc. At present, BBP is banned in all toys and childcare articles ( European Directive 2005/84/EC) and in cosmetics which includes nail polish as it is considered to be carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic to reproduction.