Examples of articles and article parts: rubber mats, rubber tiles, door wedges, gloves.

Rubber can come is all shapes and sizes. Original rubber – natural rubber – is made of sap from rubber trees. Natural rubber has largely been replaced by synthetic rubber, which, among other things, is produced from styrene and butadiene. The Candidate List substances in rubber may come from the addition of various auxiliaries and fillers.

Some of the typical Candidate List substances in rubber:

  • 4-tert-octylphenol (CAS No. 140-66-9) 
  • 2,4-Ditert-butyl-6-(5-chlorobenzotriazol-2-yl)phenol (CAS No. 3864-99-1)
  • Imidazolidine-2-thione (CAS No. 96-45-7)
  • C,C'-azodi(formamide) (CAS No. 123-77-3)
  • Boric acid (CAS No. 10043-35-3)

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Guidelines and reports on rubber

Undesirable chemicals in sustainable building