The plasticizer Trioctyl trimellitate (TOTM CASNR 3319-31-1) on the TCO Certified Accepted Substance List (ASL) has a new sunset date: September 1, 2021. The sunset date was originally set to March, 2021.

Due to disruptions in the material transition and identification of a suitable alternative, we have agreed to extend the sunset date by an additional 5 months.

GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals is the tool used to identify a pathway to safer alternatives to be used in certified products. All substances achieving a GreenScreen benchmark are assessed by licensed profilers accredited by Clean Production Action to carry out Green Screen Assessments. In TCO Certified, substances achieving a GreenScreen benchmark 2 or better are accepted for compliance with the criteria for non-halogenated substances.

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