REACH SVHC UPDATE – REACH 169

On June 20, 2016, ECHA added one new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the REACH candidate list. The SVHC list is now at 169 substances. The new SVHC and common usage is found in the table below.

SVHC CAS No. Reason for Inclusion Where Used
Benzon[def]chrysene

(Benzo[a]pyrene)

 

50-32-8

Toxic for Reproduction

Carcinogenic

Mutagenic

PBT (persistent, bioaccumualtive, & toxic)

vPvB (very persistent & very bioaccumulative)

 

Coal tar, residential wood burning, fuel exhaust, could be formed in manufacturing including asphalt production.
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