ECHA Adds 6 More Substances to the REACH SVHC Candidate List

The ECHA has officially added four (6) more substances to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) on December 17, 2014. The Candidate List now contains 161 substances.

Substances listed on the Candidate list carry an immediate requirement for communication where they are present in products imported into Europe in concentrations of 0.1% or more by weight. This requirement exists for substances, mixtures and articles. These substances may also be recommended for inclusion to the authorization list or become subject to restriction.

Substance NameEC NumberCAS
Cadmium fluoride232-222-07790-79-6
Cadmium sulphate233-331-610124-36-4; 31119-53-6
2-benzotriazol-2-yl-4,6-di-tert-butylphenol (UV-320)223-346-63846-71-7
2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328)247-384-825973-55-1
2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (DOTE)239-622-415571-58-1
reaction mass of 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate and 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4-[[2-[(2-ethylhexyl)oxy]-2-oxoethyl]thio]-4-octyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (reaction mass of DOTE and MOTE)  

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