10 SVHCs Newly Added On Candidate List

 

On 27 Jun 2018, The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added 8 new substances as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List while another 2 substances, TMA and DCHP, are identified as SVHCs due to respiratory sensitising properties and toxic for reproduction and endocrine-disrupting properties respectively. Therefore, the total SVHC candidate list is updated from 181 to 191.

Below table lists out 10 newly Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) with their SVHC  properties:

Substance Name

EC number

CAS Number

SVHC property

Benzo[ghi]perylene

205-883-8

191-24-2

  • PBT (Article 57 d);
    vPvB Art.57(e)

Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5)

208-764-9

541-02-6

  • PBT (Article 57d);
    vPvB (Article 57e)

Disodium octaborate

234-541-0

12008-41-2

  • Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)

Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6)

208-762-8

540-97-6

  • PBT (Article 57d)
    vPvB (Article 57e)

Ethylenediamine

203-468-6

107-15-3

  • Respiratory sensitising properties (Article 57(f) - human health)

Lead

231-100-4

7439-92-1

  • Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)

Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4)

209-136-7

556-67-2

  • PBT (Article 57d)
    vPvB (Article 57e)

Terphenyl hydrogenated

262-967-7

61788-32-7

  • vPvB Art.57(e)

Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP)

201-545-9

84-61-7

  • Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
  • Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - human health)

Benzene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid 1,2 anhydride (trimellitic anhydride) (TMA)

209-008-0

552-30-7

  • Respiratory sensitising properties (Article 57(f) - human health)

 

Please refer to the ECHA website for more details: https://echa.europa.eu/-/ten-new-substances-added-to-the-candidate-list