The GNA® Restricted Substance List
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RESTRICTED SUBSTANCE OR GROUP NAME (CAS#) REASON FOR RESTRICTION GNA LIMIT TEST METHOD AND COMMENTS
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ALKYLPHENOLS (APs) Nonylphenols (25154-52-3) Octylphenols (27193-28-8) LEGISLATED Sum of NP and OP 20mg/kg Solvent extraction, Quantification by GC-MS or LC-DAD-MS
ALKYLPHENOL Ethoxylates (APEOs) Nonylphenol ethoxylate (9016-45-9) Octylphenol ethoxylate (9002-93-1) LEGISLATED Sum of NPEO and OPEO 20mg/kg Solvent extraction, Quantification by GC-MS or LC-DAD-MS
POLYCHLORINATED PHENOLS (PCPs) Pentachlorophenol (87-86-5) Tetrachlorophenol (various) Orthophenylphenol (90-43-7) LEGISLATED 0.05mg/kg $64 LFGB BLV 82.02-8 (modified)

Dyes, Azodyes

4- Aminodiphenyl (92-67-1) Benzidine (92-87-5) 4-Chloro-o-Toluidine (95-69-2) 2- Napthylamine (91-59-8) o-Aminoazotoluene (97-56-3) 2-Amino-4-nitrotoluene (99-55-8) 2,4 Diaminoanisole (615-05-4) 4,4 Diaminodiphenylmethane (101-77-9) 3,3-Dichlorobenzidine (91-94-1) 3,3-Dimethoxybenzidine (119-90-4) 3,3-Dimethylbenzidine (119-93-7) 3,3-Dimethyl-4,4’-diaminodiphenylmethane (838-88-0) p-Chloroaniline (106-47-8) p-Cresidine (120-71-8) 4,4-Methylene-bis-(2-chloroaniline) (101-14-4) 4,4-Oxydianiline (101-80-4) 4,4-Thiodianiline (139-65-1) 2,4-Toluenediamine (95-80-7) o-Toluidine (95-53-4) 2,4,5-Trimethylaniline (137-17-7) o-Anisidine (90-04-0) p-Amino-azobenzene (60-09-3) 2,4-Xylidine (95-68-1) 2,6-Xylidine (87-62-7)

LEGISLATED 5 mg/kg per listed amine in product EN14362-1: 2012
Screening tests for all GNA products p-Toluidine (106-49-0) m-Toluidine (108-44-1) Information only    
Formaldehyde (50-00-0) LEGISLATED 5mg/kg ISO 14184-1

Metals

    Total metal content by microwave digestion and ICP or AAS analysis For Lead, test method conforms to CPSC-CH-E1003-09.1  
Cadmium (7440-43-9) LEGISLATED 5mg/kg
Lead (7439-92-1) LEGISLATED 50mg/kg
Mercury (7439-97-6) LEGISLATED 0.1mg/kg
Tin (7440-31-5) Screening test for organotins Organotins legislated Tin 0.1 mg/kg If Tin > 0.1 mg/kg, organotin analysis required

Organotin Compounds

Tributyltin (TBT) (56573-85-4) Triphenyltin (TPhT) (668-34-8) Dioctyltin (DOT) (various) Dibutyltin (DBT) (1002-53-5) Screening tests for: Monobutyl tin (MBT) Monooctyl tin (MOT) a Tetrabutyl tin.

LEGISLATED – Tirbutyltin (TBT) <0.5mg/kg – Triphenyltin <0.5mg/kg – Dibutyltin (DBT) <1mg/kg – Dioctyltin (DOT) <1mg/kg – Monobutyltin <1mg/kg – all other tri- substituted organotin compounds <1mg/kg each ISO 17353:2005 Extraction and derivatization, followed by GCMS analysis.For Lead, test method conforms to CPSC-CH-E1003-09.1

Phthalates

All esters of o-phthalic acid, including but not restricted to: Di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (28553-12-0) Di(ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (117-81-7) Di-n-octyl phthalate (DNOP) (117-84-0) Di-iso-decyl phthalate (DIDP) (26761-40-0) Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) (85-68-7) Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (84-74-2) Di-isobutyl phthalate (DiBP) (84-69-5) 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C7-11-branched and linear alkyl esters (DHNUP) (68515-42-4) 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-8-branched alkyl esters, C7- rich (DIHP) (71888-89-6) 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dihexyl ester, branched and linear (68515-50-4) Bis-(2-methoxyethyl) phthalate (DMEP) (117-82-8) Diisopentylphthalate (DIPP) (605-50-5) N-pentyl-isopentyl phthalate (NPIPP) (776297-69-9) Di-n-pentylphthalate (DnPP) (131-18-0) Di-n-hexylphthalate (DnHP) (84-75-3) Dimethylphthalate (131-11-3) Diethylphthalate (84-66-2)

LEGISLATED 50mg/kg Determination of defined Ortophthalis esters by LC-DAD-MS, Confirmation of failure by fragmentation HPLC-MSNote. Test method conforms to: CPSC-CH-C1001.09.3
Polyvinylchloride (PVC) (9002-86-2) GNA Requirement Not detected Beilsteins test (for Chlorine) then Infrared analysis:Spectroscopy (IR) with or without solvent extraction. (Positive results for both test indicate PVC)

Fastness to Rubbing

     
Dry Crocking test   Grade 4 ISO 105/X12 (Oeko-Tex®) (Pigments only)

Fastness to Saliva and Perspiration

Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 requirement    
Fast to saliva   Yes  
Fast to perspiration   yes LMBG 82.10-1 modified (Pigments only) ISO 3071 (Bases only)
pH   4.0-7.5