On 19 September 2012, Regulation 848/2012 was published in the EU’s Official Journal, introducing restrictions on the use of certain phenylmercury compounds. The restrictions come into force on 10 October 2017.

The full text of the new restrictions can be accessed via the following link: http://eurlex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2012:253:0005:0007:EN:PDF