8 Proposed SVHCs on Public Consultation

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has published proposals to identify 8 substances as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) on 8 March 2018 and is now under public consultation which will be ended on 23 April 2018.

Below table lists out 8 newly proposed 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)

 

Please refer to the ECHA website for more details: https://echa.europa.eu/substances-of-very-high-concern-identification