TCO proposes Accepted Substances List

TCO Certified has stated that more information is needed about the effects of non-halogenated substances, which have been used to replace halogenated flame retardants in IT products. A new draft proposes the phase-out of the substances designated as most hazardous, and the creation of an Accepted Substances List for those found to be least hazardous. TCO proposes the use of GreenScreen methodology to assess these chemicals: