ECHA Consults on the Next Batch of 6 SVHCs

Little Pro on 2018-09-11

On 5 Sept 2019, ECHA publishes the next batch of 6 substances that might be added onto SVHC candidate list. All parties are invited to provide their comments before 19 Oct 2018

EC No. CAS No. Possible Use Concerns
2,2-bis(4'-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane (Bisphenol P) 401-720-1 6807-17-6 Potential use in plastics and thermal paper Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Benzo[k]fluoranthene 205-916-6 207-08-9 Impurities in UVCB-substances that are derived from coal or in several petroleum streams Carcinogenic (Article 57a)
PBT (Article 57d)
vPvB (Article 57e)
Fluoranthene 205-912-4 206-44-0 Same as above PBT (Article 57d)
vPvB (Article 57e)
Phenanthrene 201-581-5 85-01-8 Same as above vPvB (Article 57e)
Pyrene 204-927-3 129-00-0 Same as above PBT (Article 57d) 
vPvB (Article 57e)
Undecafluorohexanoic acid and its ammonium salt (PFHxA) 206-196-6, 244-479-6 307-24-4, 21615-47-4 Impurity in article or as a degradation product. Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to human health and environment (Article 57f)

Among above 6 substances, Bisphenol P is similar to Bisphenol A. PFHxA is very similar to PHFxS. The other 4 substances are PAHs. None of them is registered under EU REACH. 

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