16 January 2019, ECHA added 10 new substances to the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The authorization now contains 197 substances. The new substances to the Candidate List possess the carcinogenic, toxic to reproduction, persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) and very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) properties.

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Following are the substances included in the Candidate List for authorization on 15 January 2019 and their SVHC properties:

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Substance Name

EC Number

CAS Number

Reason for Inclusion

Examples of Use(s)

1

2,2-bis-(4'-hydroxyphenyl)

-4-methylpentane

401-720-1

6807-17-6

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)

No active registrations under REACH

2

Benzo[k]fluoranthene

205-916-6

207-08-9

Carcinogenic (Article 57a)

Not yet registered under REACH

PBT (Article 57d)

vPvB (Article 57e)

3

Fluoranthene

205-912-4

206-44-0

PBT (Article 57d)

Not yet registered under REACH

vPvB (Article 57e)

4

Phenanthrene

201-581-5

85-01-8

vPvB (Article 57e)

Not yet registered under REACH

5

Pyrene

204-927-3

129-00-0

PBT (Article 57d)

Used as a transported intermediate for the manufacture of fine chemicals

vPvB (Article 57e) 

6

1,7,7-trimethyl-

3-(phenylmethylene)-bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one 

239-139-9

15087-24-8

Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - environment)

Not yet registered under REACH

C&K Testing reminds enterprises that, the product containing SVHC materials, whose content exceeds 0.1%, needs to inform ECHA. In later 6 months, the product containing more than 0.1% the concentration of a single SVHC in the article and the annual export volume is more than 1 ton, shall notify the ECHA. The list of SVHC updates twice a year.

|Further Information:

The Candidate List of SVHCs added 10 New Substances, Updated to 191-C&K Testing,28 June 2018

The List of 197 SVHCs

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