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Newsflash | Europe | New update of Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs)

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Friday, January 17, 2020

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Europe

 

New update of Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs)

 

On 16th January 2020, the ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) has released the new Candidate List of SVHCs. With the addition of 4 new substances, the current list of SVHCs contains 205 substances.

 

Below a table with the last substances included:

 

Substance name

EC number

CAS number

Reason for inclusion

1

Diisohexyl phthalate

276-090-2 

71850-09-4

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 (c)) 

2

2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-4'-morpholinobutyrophenone

404-360-3

119313-12-1

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 (c)) 

3

2-methyl-1-(4-methylthiophenyl)-2-morpholinopropan-1-one

400-600-6

71868-10-5

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 (c)) 

4

Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and its salts 

-

-

Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to the environment (Article 57(f) - environment)

Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to human health (Article 57(f) – human health)

 

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