Blog and News Candidate List reaches 205 substances

Candidate List reaches 205 substances

Four new substances have been added to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern. There are now 205 SVHCs.

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

Substance name CAS Example uses
Diisohexyl phthalate 71850-09-4 Not registered under REACH
2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-4'-morpholinobutyrophenone
119313-12-1
Polymer production
2-methyl-1-(4-methylthiophenyl)-2-morpholinopropan-1-one 71868-10-5 Polymer production
Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and its salts 
-
Polymer production, flame retardant in polycarbonate (for electronic equipment).

 

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