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Candidate list – four new substances added

On the 16th January 2020, ECHA added four new substances to the candidate list bringing the number on the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHC’s) for authorisation to 205 substances. Three of the substances have been added due their toxicity to reproduction and a fourth due to a combination of other properties of concern. The latter causes probable serious effects to human health and the environment, giving rise to an equivalent level of concern to carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR), persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) and very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) substances. The substances are listed below: –

No. Substances name EC CAS Reason for inclusion Example of use(s)
1 Diisohexyl phthalate 276-090-2 71850-09-4 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 (c)) Not registered under REACH.
2 2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-4′-morpholinobutyrophenone 404-360-3 119313-12-1 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 (c)) The substance is used in polymer production
3 2-methyl-1-(4-methylthiophenyl)-2-morpholinopropan-1-one 400-600-6 71868-10-5 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 (c)) The substance is used in polymer production
4 Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and its salts Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to the environment (Article 57(f) – environment)  

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