New ECHA Consultation on SVHCs by Nick Boley
March 6, 2013, 12:44
Filed under: chemicals, ECHA | Tags: ,

The European Chemicals Agency, ECHA, has launched a consultation to identify a further 10 chemicals as substances of very high concern (SVHCs).

ECHA are seeking comments and information relating to the use of these substances and the amount manufactured in the EU. The information will help decide whether any of these substances will be included in the Candidate List of SVHCs in future. The substances covered by this consultation are:

  • Cadmium
  • Cadmium oxide
  • Dipentyl phthalate (DPP)
  • 4-Nonylphenol, branched and linear, ethoxylated
  • 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(tert-butyl)-6-(sec-butyl)phenol (UV-350)
  • 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328)
  • 2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(5-chlorobenzotriazol-2-yl)phenol (UV-327)
  • 2-benzotriazol-2-yl-4,6-di-tert-butylphenol (UV-320)
  • Ammonium pentadecafluorooctanoate (APFO), and
  • Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

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