EU to ban phosphates in consumer laundry detergents

By Jack Elliott
Published: Thursday, 15 December 2011

European Parliament will implement ban on 30 June 2013 to protect aquatic life

The European Parliament yesterday approved measures to restrict the use of phosphates in consumer laundry detergents by a vote of 631 to 18.

The ban will come in to effect on 30 June 2013, while similar restrictions will apply to automatic dishwasher detergents for consumers...

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