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Candidate List reaches 191 substances

Ten new substances have been added to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern. There are now 191 SVHCs.

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

Substance CAS Example uses
Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) 556-67-2 Washing, cleaning and personal care products
Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) 541-02-6 Washing, cleaning and personal care products
Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6) 540-97-6 Washing, cleaning and personal care products
Lead 7439-92-1 Metals, welding and soldering products
Disodium octaborate 12008-41-2 Anti-freeze products and heat transfer fluids
Benzo[ghi]perylene 191-24-2 Constituent or impurity in other substances
Terphenyl hydrogenated 61788-32-7 Plastic additive, solvent, coatings/inks, and adhesives 
Ethylenediamine (EDA) 107-15-3 Adhesives, sealants and coating products
Benzene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid 1,2 anhydride (trimellitic anhydride) (TMA) 552-30-7 Manufacture of esters and polymers
Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) 84-61-7 Plastisol, PVC, rubber and plastic 

 

 

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