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[en] Hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) are regulated by the RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2). According to article 6(1) it is possible for member states to submit a proposal for adding new substances to the list of restricted substances of the directive. Article 6(1) and 6(2) describe the criteria and requirements for proposals for restrictions respectively. In 2014 the Danish EPA performed a survey on brominated flame retardants (BFRs) (Danish EPA, 2014). On the basis of its results, the Danish Technical University (DTU Food) investigated possibilities of grouping BFRs in relation to substance structure and toxicological properties. One of the groupings; the small linear and branched brominated alkyl alcohols, including 2,3-dibromo-1- propanol (CAS 96-13-9) and 2,2-bis(bromomethyl)propane-1,3-diol (CAS 3296-90-0) and 2,2-bis- (bromomethyl)-3-bromo-1-propanol (CAS 36483-57-5), was chosen for further investigation and the grouping was extended to include also theoretical compounds. The category, defined as having 3-5 carbons, 2-3 bromine atoms and 1-2 alcohol groups, comprises 62 members (Danish EPA, 2016). The Danish EPA has commissioned Oeko-Institut e.V along with COWI AS, a project to collect, assess and present scientific data to support a proposal for restriction of small brominated alkyl alcohol in the RoHS Directive, if the data prove to be adequate. Data has been compiled based on publicly available data and through consultation with stakeholders (both through performing a public stakeholder consultation and through direct correspondence with relevant stakeholders).