Phosphorous is a finite resource and it is therefore relevant to reduce the usage of phosphorous in chemical products as phosphates.

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The product shall not contain1 phosphates.

1Counted as ingredient substances are all substances in the product at levels greater than 0.01 weight%. Counted as ingredient substances are intentionally added substances and impurities from the raw materials in the product. Reaction products, by-products and degradation products are counted as impurities.