Blog and News Candidate List reaches 181 substances

Candidate List reaches 181 substances

ECHA has added seven new substances to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern. There are now 181 SVHCs.

The entry for Bisphenol A has also been updated to reflect an additional reason for inclusion due to its endocrine disrupting properties causing adverse effects to the environment. 

The new SVHCs and examples of their uses are shown in the table below:


Substance name

CAS

Example uses
Chrysene 218-01-9, 1719-03-5 Impurity
Benz[a]anthracene 56-55-3, 1718-53-2 Impurity
Cadmium nitrate 10022-68-1, 10325-94-7 Laboratory chemicals, manufacture of glass, porcelain and ceramic products
Cadmium hydroxide 21041-95-2 Laboratory chemicals, manufacture of electrical, electronic and optical equipment
Cadmium carbonate 513-78-0 pH regulator, water treatment products, laboratory chemicals, cosmetics and personal care products
1,6,7,8,9,14,15,16,17,17,18,18- Dodecachloropentacyclo[12.2.1.16,9.02,13.05,10]octadeca-7,15-diene (“Dechlorane Plus”TM) [covering any of its individual anti- and syn-isomers or any combination thereof]
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Non-plasticising flame retardant, adhesives and sealants and binding agents
Reaction products of 1,3,4-thiadiazolidine-2,5-dithione, formaldehyde and 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear (RP-HP) [with ≥0.1% w/w 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear] - Lubricant additive

 

 

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