January 18, 2017 | Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc.
4 Substances Added to REACH SVHC List
ECHA Adds 4 Substances to SVHC Candidate List
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added four new substances to the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) Candidate List.
The addition of these four substances brings the total number of SVHC substances to 173.
ECHA generally updates the SVHC Candidate List every June and December. However, no update was issued for December 2016 until now. The last update to the SVHC Candidate List was in June 2016.
The four new substances added to the SVHC Candidate List are:
- 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol (EC#201-245-8; CAS# 80-05-7). Date of Inclusion: January 12, 2017 for reason: Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c).
- 4-Heptylphenol, branched and linear. Date of Inclusion: January 12, 2017 for reason: Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to environment (Article 57 f).
- Nonadecafluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) and its sodium and ammonium salts Nonadecafluorodecanoic acid (EC# 206-400-3; CAS# 335-76-2), Ammonium nonadecafluorodecanoate (EC# 221-470-5; CAS# 3108-42-7), Decanoic acid, nonadecafluoro-, sodium salt (CAS# 3830-45-3). Date of Inclusion: January 12, 2017 for reasons: Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c), PBT (Article 57 d).
- p-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenol (EC# 201-280-9; CAS# 80-46-6). Date of Inclusion: January 12, 2017 for reason: Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to environment (Article 57 f).
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