Helsinki, 5 February 2018- ECHA recommended to add seven substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to the Annex XIV of REACH Authorization List. Two of these substances are toxic for reproduction. The other five have persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) properties.

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The seven substances to add to the Annex XIV are as follows:

Draft Annex XIV entries

#

Substance Name

EC Number

CAS Number

SVHC-Relevant Intrinsic Properties*

Latest Application Date Pursuant to REACH Art. 58 (1) (c) (ii) *

Sunset Date

1

5-sec-butyl-2-(2,4-dimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)-5-methyl-1,3-dioxane [1], 5-sec-butyl-2-(4,6-dimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)-5-methyl-1,3-dioxane [2] [covering any of the individual stereoisomers of [1] and [2] or any combination thereof]

(karanal group)

vPvB

Date of inclusion in Annex XIV plus 18 months

Latest application date plus 18 months

2

2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol

(UV-328)

247-384-8

25973-55-1

PBT, vPvB

Date of inclusion in Annex XIV plus 21 months

Latest application date plus 18 months

3

2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(5-chlorobenzotriazol-2-yl)phenol

(UV-327)

223-383-8

3864-99-1

vPvB

Date of inclusion in Annex XIV plus 21 months

Latest application date plus 18 months

4

2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(tert-butyl)-6-(sec-butyl)phenol

(UV-350)

253-037-1

36437-37-3

vPvB

Date of inclusion in Annex XIV plus 21 months

Latest application date plus 18 months

5

2-benzotriazol-2-yl-4,6-di-tert-butylphenol

(UV-320)

223-346-6

3846-71-7

PBT, vPvB

Date of inclusion in Annex XIV plus 21 months

Latest application date plus 18 months

6

1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters;1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, mixed decyl and hexyl and octyl diesters with 0.3% of dihexyl phthalate

(EC 201-559-5)

271-094-0, 272-013-1

68515-51-5, 68648-93-1

Toxic for Reproduction (category 1B)

Date of inclusion in Annex XIV plus 24 months

Latest application date plus 18 months

7

1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone

(NMP)

212-828-1

872-50-4

Toxic for Reproduction (category 1B)

Date of inclusion in Annex XIV plus 24 months

Latest application date plus 18 months

It is not reproductive toxic when the concentration of dihexyl phthalate in 6th substances is less than 0.3%.

If the seven substances are added to the list of authorized substances, the company will need to apply for authorization for the specified use before using or putting it on the market. C&K Testing reminds enterprises to pay attention to the revising of Annex XIV of REACH and strengthen the cooperation with professional testing agencies.



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