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Australian agency clears DINP in toys

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WASHINGTON (Sept. 26, 2:30 p.m. ET) — The Australian agency that assesses risk from industrial chemicals says there is no indication from the data it has reviewed that suggests there should be a health concern from the use of the phthalate DINP in toys and child care products. The issue of whether DINP can be used in the United States long-term is still unresolved, as there currently is a temporary U.S. ban on DINP in toys and child care products.

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