Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–108.02b. Replacement of regulated flame retardants.

A manufacturer shall not replace the penta or octa mixtures of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, the deca mixture of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, Tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (chemical abstract service number 13674-87-8), or Tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate (chemical abstract service number 115-1496-8) in a product prohibited in this subchapter with a chemical that is:

(1) Classified as "known to be a human carcinogen" or "reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen" in the most recent report on carcinogens by the National Toxicology Program in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services;

(2) Classified as "carcinogenic to humans" or "likely to be carcinogenic to humans" in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s most recent list of chemicals evaluated for carcinogenic potential; or

(3) Identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or the National Institutes of Health as causing birth defects, hormone disruption, neurotoxicity, or harm to reproduction or development.