REACH SVHC UPDATE – REACH 173

On January 12, 2017, ECHA added four new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the REACH candidate list. The SVHC list is now at 173 substances. The new SVHC and common usage is found in the table below.

SVHC CAS No. Reason for Inclusion Where Used
4,4′-isopropylidenediphenol     80-05-7 Toxic for reproduction Polymers and in manufacture of plastic products
4-Heptylphenol, branched and linear  

 

 

Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to environment Not registered in EU – uses in R&D

Derivatives may include greases and lubricants

Nonadecafluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) and its sodium and ammonium salts

Nonadecafluorodecanoic acid

 

·      Ammonium nonadecafluorodecanoate

·      Decanoic acid, nonadecafluoro-, sodium salt

 

    335-76-2

  • 3108-42-7
  • 3830-45-3
Toxic for reproduction

 

PBT (persistent, bioaccumulative, & toxic)

Textiles, packaging, firefighting foam
p-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenol     80-46-6 Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to environment Resins and lacquers, germicide in cleaning solutions, adhesives, paints, some rubber curing uses for a derivative
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