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ECHA LAUNCHES A PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON 9 POTENTIAL SVHCs

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ECHA has launched the public consultation on 9 proposals for substances of very high concern (SVHCs).The public consultation will be open for 45 days and will end on 20 Oct 2017. 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 eighteenth batch SVHCs. For BPA is already listed on the Candidate List, this consultation because of  its endocrine disrupting properties – environment.

 

Proposed Substances

No.

Substance Name

EC No.

CAS No.

Potential Use

Reason for proposing

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Dechlorane plus (including any of its individual anti- and syn-isomers or any combination thereof)

236-948-9

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etc.

13560-89-9; 135821-74-8; 135821-03-3

etc.

Used as a non-plasticising flame retardant, used in adhesives and sealants and in binding agents

vPvB

2

4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A; BPA)

201-245-8

80-05-7

 Used in the manufacture of polycarbonate, as a hardener for epoxy resins, as an anti-oxidant for processing PVC and in the production of thermal paper

Endocrine disrupting properties

(Article 57(f) – environment)

3

Benz[a]anthracene

200-280-6

56-55-3

Normally not produced intentionally but rather occurs as a constituent or impurity

Carcinogenic ;
PBT ;
vPvB.

4

Cadmium nitrate

233-710-6

10325-94-7

Used in laboratory chemicals and for the manufacture of glass, porcelain and ceramic products

Carcinogenic ;
Mutagenic ;
Specific target organ toxicity after repeated exposure.

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