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Important! Public Consultation on 9 Potential SVHC !

From: 中鼎检测 Date: 2022-09-06 Tits: 1070 Times

On September 2, 2022, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced 9 Potential SVHC, and consulted the public on these 9 substances. The Deadline is October 17, 2022, and the substances that pass the review will be selected into the latest batch of SVHC list.

The following is the information about the 9 review substances announced this time:

Name

CAS No.

Proposing
authority

Reason for
proposing

Common use

1,1'-[ethane-1,2-diylbisoxy]bis[2,4,6-tribromobenzene]

37853-59-1

Spain

vPvB (Article 57e)

Used as a flame retardant added to ABS,  HIPS, thermoplastics, thermoset resins, polycarbonates, coatings and  textiles; as a stabilizer in electrical and electronic equipment; as a  sealant around window frames.

2,2',6,6'-tetrabromo-4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol

79-94-7

Norway

Carcinogenic (Article 57a)

Flame retardant commonly used in  epoxy-coated circuit boards, printed circuit boards, paper and textiles.

4,4'-sulphonyldiphenol

80-09-1

Belgium

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c);  Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) – environment); Endocrine  disrupting properties (Article 57(f) – human health)

Used in thermal paper manufacturing;  used in the production of PESU plastic monomers, monomers used in the  production of leather tanning preparations.

Barium diboron  tetraoxide

13701-59-2

Sweden

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)

For paint coatings.

Bis(2-ethylhexyl)  tetrabromophthalate covering any of the individual isomers and/or combinations  thereof

-

Sweden

vPvB (Article 57e)

Used as flame retardant and plasticizer  for flexible PVC

Isobutyl  4-hydroxybenzoate

4247-02-3

Denmark

Endocrine disrupting properties  (Article 57(f) – human health)

Used in paint products, fillers,  putties, plasters, modeling clays, inks and toners; used in the manufacture  of mixtures.

Melamine

108-78-1

Germany

Equivalent level of concern having  probable serious effects to human health (Article 57(f) - human health);  Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to the  environment (Article 57(f) - environment)

It is the starting material for various  polymerization reactions. It is mainly used in the production of  formaldehyde-based resin for the production of wood-based panels and laminate  floors; at the same time, it is used as an amino crosslinking agent for the  production of foam and tableware.

Perfluoroheptanoic  acid and its salts

-

Belgium

Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c);  PBT (Article 57d); vPvB (Article 57e); Equivalent level of concern having  probable serious effects to human health (Article 57(f) - human health);  Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to the  environment (Article 57(f) - environment)

Used as dispersing agent, wetting agent,  emulsifier and foaming agent.

reaction mass  of  2,2,3,3,5,5,6,6-octafluoro-4-(1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropan-2-yl)morpholine  and 2,2,3,3,5,5,6,6-octafluoro-4-(heptafluoropropyl)morpholine

-

Belgium

vPvB (Article  57e)

Used as  laboratory reagents and industrial functional fluids.


▶▶If all the nine review substances announced by ECHA in this round pass, they will be officially announced in the SVHC list. With the stricter control in the EU, customers who export related products to Europe should pay attention to regulatory developments in a timely manner and meet regulatory testing requirements, so asto reduce export risks and successfully complete transactions.

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