Total 174 SVHCs on Candidate List Now

On 10 July 2017, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) confirmed to add the new substance PFHxS as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) candidate list and update the properties of BPA and 4 phthalates. From now on, there are totally 174 SVHCs on the candidate list.

Below table shows the NEWLY updated Substance of Very High Concern (SVHCs) and five already-existed SVHCs with its updated properties:

Substance Name

EC number

CAS Number

SVHC property

Perfluorohexane-1-sulphonic acid and its salts (PFHxS) (NEWLY ADDED)

-

-

  • vPvB (Article 57 e)

4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol
(bisphenol A; BPA)

201-245-8

80-05-7

  • Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - human health) (UPDATED)

Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP)

201-622-7

85-68-7

  • Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - human health) (UPDATED)

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

204-211-0

117-81-7

  • Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - human health) (UPDATED)

Dibutyl phthalate (DBP)

201-557-4

84-74-2

  • Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - human health) (UPDATED)

Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)

201-553-2

84-69-5

  • Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - human health) (UPDATED)

 

Please refer to the ECHA website for more details:

https://echa.europa.eu/-/one-new-substance-added-to-the-candidate-list

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