4 Proposed SVHCs on Public Consultation

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has published proposals to identify 4 substances as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) on 29 Feb 2016. The public consultation will be ended on 14 April 2016.

Substance Name

EC number

CAS Number

SVHC property

(±)-1,7,7-trimethyl-3-[(4-methylphenyl)methylene]bicyclo[2.2.1]heptane-2-one (4-methylbenzylidene camphor)

253-242-6

36861-47-9

  • Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to the environment

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

239-139-9

15087-24-8

  • Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to the environment

Benzo[def]chrysene (Benzo[a]pyrene)

200-028-5

50-32-8

  • Carcinogenic
  • Mutagenic
  • Toxic for reproduction
  • PBT
  • vPvB

Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP)

201-545-9

84-61-7

  • Toxic for reproduction
  • Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to human health and the environment

Please refer to the ECHA website for more details: http://echa.europa.eu/candidate-list-table

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