191 SVHC – 10 new SVHC are added into the Candidate List in June 2018

On 27 June 2018, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced the addition of 10 new substances to the Candidate List.

10 new substances included in the Candidate List for authorization in June 2018 and their SVHC properties: 

SubstancesCAS numberSVHC property
Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4)556-67-2PBT (Article 57d)
vPvB (Article 57e) 
 Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5)541-02-6PBT (Article 57d)
vPvB (Article 57e) 
 Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6)540-97-6PBT (Article 57d)
vPvB (Article 57e) 
Lead7439-92-1Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Disodium octaborate12008-41-2Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Benzo[ghi]perylene (BPE)191-24-2PBT (Article 57d)
vPvB (Article 57e)
Terphenyl hydrogenated61788-32-7vPvB (Article 57e)
Ethylenediamine (EDA)107-15-3Respiratory sensitising properties (Article 57(f) - human health) 
Benzene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid 1,2 anhydride (trimellitic anhydride) (TMA)552-30-7Respiratory sensitising properties (Article 57(f) - human health) 
Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP)84-61-7Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - human health)  

Substances listed on the Candidate List carry an immediate requirement for communication where they are present in products imported into Europe in concentrations of 0.1% or more by weight. This requirement exists for substances, mixtures and articles.

These substances may also be recommended for inclusion to the authorization list or become subject to restriction. Once they are on the Authorization List, industry will need permission to continue using the substance after the sunset date.



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