4 New Hazardous Substances Added to the SVHC Candidate List

4 New Hazardous Substances Added to the SVHC Candidate List

On 17th January 2022, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) added 4 hazardous chemicals to the candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) bringing the total to 223 substances:

 

Entries added to the Candidate List on 17 January 2022:

 

Substance name

EC number

CAS number

Reason for inclusion

Examples of use(s)

6,6'-di-tert-butyl-2,2'-methylenedi-p-cresol

204-327-1

119-47-1

Toxic for reproduction
(Article 57 c) 

Rubbers, lubricants, adhesives, inks, fuels

tris(2-methoxyethoxy)vinylsilane

213-934-0

1067-53-4

Toxic for reproduction
(Article 57 c) 

Rubbers, plastics, sealants

(±)-1,7,7-trimethyl-3-[(4-methylphenyl)methylene]bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one covering any of the individual isomers and/or combinations thereof (4-MBC)

-

-

Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57 f - human health)

Cosmetics

S-(tricyclo(5.2.1.02,6)deca-3-en-8(or 9)-yl O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or 2-ethylhexyl) O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or 2-ethylhexyl) phosphorodithioate

401-850-9

255881-94-8

PBT (Article 57 d)

Lubricants, greases

 

The Candidate List forms part of the European regulation for the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), which brands, retailers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers are required to be compliant with for the sale and movement of goods and articles throughout the EU.

 

How to Comply with the Candidate List and EU REACH Regulation

 

At Eurofins | BLC, we can help your business comply with various aspects of both UK and EU REACH regulation, including:

 

Additional Chemical Compliance Benefits for Eurofins | BLC Members

 

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  • Access to the REACH SVHC Risk Matrix – a useful tool developed by Eurofins | BLC to provide information on current SVHCs including the likelihood of their presence in particular materials and manufacturing processes
  • Access to the BLC Guide to Managing Chemical Requirement in Product – an RSL specification developed by Eurofins | BLC for Member’s use only

 

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19 January 2022

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