ECHA have published 8 new proposals for SVHCs

9 March, 2018

On 8 March 2018, ECHA published 8 Annex XV dossiers, which were recently submitted by Member States or ECHA to identify potential Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs):

  1. Benzo[ghi]perylene [CAS# 191-24-2]
  2. Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) [CAS# 541-02-6]
  3. Disodium octaborate [CAS# 12008-41-2; 12280-03-4]
  4. Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6) [CAS# 540-97-6]
  5. Ethylenediamine [CAS# 107-15-3]
  6. Lead [CAS# 7439-92-1]
  7. Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) [CAS# 556-67-2]
  8. Terphenyl hydrogenated [CAS# 61788-32-7]

These substances are now under consultation, which means that interested parties have 45 days to comment. The deadline for commenting is 23 April 2018. The reports and commenting forms can be accessed on ECHA’s website.

More information on SVHCs can be found here.

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