Banned Substances

Organic Caariers (Dyeing Accellerants)
Di-, tri-, tetra-, penta- and hexachlorobenzenes; di-, tri-, tetra- and pentachlorotoluenes

4-aminodiphenyl, benzidine, 4-chloro-o-toluidine, 2-naphthylamine, o-amino-azotoluene, 2-amino-4-nitrotoluene, p-chloroaniline, 2,4-diaminoanisol, 4,4-diaminodiphenylmethane, 3,3-dichlorobenzidine, 3,3-dimethoxybenzidine, 3,3-dimethylbenzidine, 3,3-dimethyl-4,4-diaminodiphenylmethane, p-cresidine, 4,4-methylene-bis-(2-chloroaniline), 4,4-oxydianiline, 4,4-thiodianiline, o-toluidine, 2,4-diaminotoluene, 2,4,5-trimethylaniline, o-anisidine, p-amino-azobenzene*, 2,4-xylidine, 2,6-xylidine, 6-amino-2-ethoxynaphthaline**, 4-amino-3-fluorophenol**
(*not identifiable, **special procedure required)

Disperse Dyes
C.I. Disperse Blue 1, -3, -7, -26, -35, -102, -106 and -124, C.I. Disperse Orange 1, -3, -37/76, C.I. Disperse Red 1, -11 and -17, C.I. Disperse Yellow 1, -3, -9, -39 and -49

Carcinogenic Dyes
C.I. Acid Red 26, C.I. Basic Red 9, C.I. Direct Red 28, C.I. Direct Blue 6, C.I. Disperse Blue 1, C.I. Disperse Yellow 3, C.I. Direct Black 38

Flame Retardants
PBB, TRIS, TEPA, SCCPs, PeBDE (pentabromodiphenylether)

Active Biocidal Substances
TBT and all pyrethroids (with the exception of permethrine)

Vulcanisation Accelerator
Zn-diethyldithio-carbamate (ZDEC)

Heavy Metals
Dyes and pigments containing the listed heavy metals as ingredients of the dyeing component must not be used to dye the pile material. Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg), Chromium (Cr), total and Cr(IV)