Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance is Persistent, Bioacumulative and Toxic. It has been found in human breast milk and blood from polar bears and dolphins.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2-(2H-1,2,3-Benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)- phenol; 2-(2'-Hydroxy-5'-tert-octylphenyl)benzotriazole; Octrizole, Tinuvin 329; Cyasorb 5411; Viosorb 583; Lowilite 29; Eversorb 72
Registered production volume
1000-10000 tonnes per annum
The substance has been found human breast milk, blood from polar bears and dolphins, fish and seals. Also in water, sediment, sludge and soil.
This substance is a plastic additive used in polyamides, polyesters, polyacetals, adhesives, and sealants. It is registered as being used in air care products, coatings, adhesives, sealants, lubricants, greases, polishes, waxes, washing and cleaning products, rubber, plastics and electronics.
Technical function of substances