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Chemical Component Restrictions

The MPI Green Performance®Standard requires that the manufacturer shall demonstrate that the following chemical compounds are not used as ingredients in the manufacture of the product: [Trace elements (max. 5 ppm) as a by-product are excluded.]

Confirmed or suspected Human Carcinogens
Acrolein Diethyl phthalate Formaldehyde Methylene Chloride
Acrylonitrile Dimethyl phthalate Hexavalent Chromium Naphthalene
Antimony Di-n-butyl phthalate Isophorone Toluene (Methylbenzene)
Asbestos Di-n-octyl phthalate Lead 1,1,1 –trichloroethane
Benzene 1,2 –dichlorobenzene Mercury Vinyl Chloride
Butyl benzyl phthalate Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate Methyl ethyl ketone  
Cadmium   Ethylbenzene Methyl isobutyl ketone  
IARC Group 1 Carcinogenic to humans [excluding crystalline silica, not in the form of quartz or cristobalite dust].


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