2018-03-14 13:37:23

ECHA LAUNCHES A PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON 8 POTENTIAL SVHC

ECHA has launched the public consultation on 8 proposals for substances of very high concern (SVHC) on 08 Mar 2018.The public consultation will be open for 45 days and will end on 23 Apr. 2018. Interested parties are invited to join the public consultation by posting their comments on the ECHA website. Substances passing the public consultation will become the nineteenth batch SVHC.

 

Proposed Substances

No.

 Substance Name

EC No.

CAS No.

Reason for proposing

1

Benzo[ghi]perylene

205-883-8

191-24-2

PBT (Article 57 d); vPvB Art.57(e)

2

Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5)

208-764-9

541-02-6

PBT (Article 57d); vPvB (Article 57e)

3

Disodium octaborate

234-541-0

12008-41-2

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)

4

Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6)

208-762-8

540-97-6

PBT (Article 57d); vPvB (Article 57e)

5

Ethylenediamine

203-468-6

107-15-3

Respiratory sensitising properties (Article 57(f) - human health)

6

 Lead

231-100-4

7439-92-1

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)

7

Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4)

209-136-7

556-67-2

PBT (Article 57d)

vPvB (Article 57e)

8

Terphenyl hydrogenated

262-967-7

61788-32-7

vPvB Art.57(e)

 

More information

https://echa.europa.eu/substances-of-very-high-concern-identification

 

CTI Suggestion

As the SVHC Candidate List is consistently updated, companies are facing increasing numbers of control requirements. Producers of articles shall notify the ECHA within six months after a substance has been included in the SVHC Candidate List if they meet the conditions. Companies should focus on REACH news and take necessary preventative actions as soon as possible.

 

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