Six Substances Newly Added On SVHCs Candidate List

On 15 Jan 2019, The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added 6 new substances as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List. Therefore, there are total 197 SVHCs in candidate list.

Below table lists out 6 newly Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) with their SVHC properties:

Substance Name

EC number

CAS Number

SVHC property

2,2-bis(4'-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane

401-720-1

6807-17-6

 

  • Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)

 

Benzo[k]fluoranthene

205-916-6

207-08-9

 

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

 

Fluoranthene

205-912-4

206-44-0

 

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

 

Phenanthrene

201-581-5

85-01-8

  • vPvB (Article 57e)

Pyrene

204-927-3

129-00-0

 

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

 

1,7,7-trimethyl-3-(phenylmethylene)bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one 

239-139-9

15087-24-8

 

  • Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - environment)

 

 

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

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