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New substances added to REACH Annex XVII by Nick Boley
April 1, 2014, 13:32
Filed under: chemicals, REACH/CLP | Tags: , ,

13 new substances have been added to Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation by the European Commission, as they are deemed to be carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic (CMR) substances.

The substances are:

  • indium phosphide;
  • trixylyl phosphate;
  • 4-tertbutylbenzoic;
  • pitch, coal tar, high-temperature;
  • hydrogen treated naphtha;
  • epoxiconazole;
  • nitrobenzene;
  • dihexyl phthalate;
  • N-ethyl-2-pyrrolidone;
  • gallium arsenide;
  • ammoniumpentadecafluorooctanoate;
  • perfluorooctanoic acid;
  • 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate

Of these, indium phosphide, trixylyl phosphate and 4-tert-butylbenzoic acid are restricted as of 1 April 2014. The others will be restricted subsequently.

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