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ECHA LAUNCHES A PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON 2 POTENTIAL SVHCs

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ECHA has launched the public consultation on 2 proposals for substances of very high concern (SVHCs).The public consultation will be open for 45 days and will end on 24 Apr 2017. Interested parties are invited to join the public consultation by posting their comments on the ECHA website. BPA has been the 16th SVHC, and this time become potential SVHC because of its Endocrine disrupting properties for human.

Substances passing the public consultation will become the seventeenth batch SVHCs and be included in the candidate list for authorisation.

 

Proposed Substances

No.

Substance Name

EC No.

CAS No.

Potential Use

Reason for proposing

1

4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A)

201-245-8

80-05-7

Manufacture of polycarbonate, epoxy resins and chemicals; hardener in epoxy resins

Endocrine disrupting properties(Article 57 f-human health)

2

Perfluorohexane-1-sulphonic acid and its salts

206-587-1

355-46-4

Because of repellent to water, grease and dirt, temperature resistant and film-formingthey are used in:

Carpets, leather and apparel, textiles and upholstery; Paper and packaging; Household products ; Metal plating;

 Aviation hydraulic fluids; Electronic equipment and components; Medical and healthcare products; Construction products; Pesticides, etc.

vPvB

(Article 57 e)

 

More information

https://echa.europa.eu/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/authorisation/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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As the third party inspection Institution, CTI becomes the first publicly traded company on the Chinese Stock Exchange. We can provide testing, inspection, audit and certification services to consumers. Moreover, we can also provide professional and comprehensive quality solutions to improve the competitiveness of your products in the global market. CTI is able to offer a customized REACH solution for you.