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Preview of 12 New Substances to Be Added to REACH Authorization List

Little Pro on 2019-04-16 Views:  Update:2019-04-16

The European Commission recently notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) its intention to add 12 new substances to REACH authorization list . Those substances will not be allowed to be placed on the market or used in the EU after a given date ("sunset date"), unless an authorization is granted for their specific use, or the use is exempted from authorization. In this article, we will give you a preview of what those 12 substances are, their potential uses and concerns. 

List of 12 Substances and Their Concerns

Name CAS No. Possible Use Concerns
1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, dihexyl ester, branched and linear   68515-50-4 plasticizer Toxic for reproduction (category 1B)
dihexyl phthalate  84-75-3 plasticizer Toxic for reproduction (category 1B)
2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters; 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, mixed decyl and hexyl and octyl diesters with ≥ 0,3% of dihexyl phthalate - plasticizer Toxic for reproduction (category 1B)
trixylyl phosphate 25155-23-1 plasticizer Toxic for reproduction (category 1B)
sodium perborate; perboric acid, sodium salt 10332-33-9 (monohydrate), 10486-00-7 (tetrahydrate) Oxidising agent, bleaching agent, cleaning products Toxic for reproduction (category 1B)
sodium peroxometaborate 7632-04-4 Oxidising agent, bleaching agent, cleaning products Toxic for reproduction (category 1B)
5-sec-butyl-2-(2,4-dimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)-5-methyl-1,3-dioxane or 5-sec-butyl-2-(4,6-dimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)-5-methyl-1,3-dioxane  - Potential use as fine fragrances in soaps and detergents vPvB 
2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328) 25973-55-1 UV Absorbers vPvB or PBT 
2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(5-chlorobenzotriazol-2-yl)phenol (UV-327) 3864-99-1 UV Absorbers vPvB or PBT 
2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(tert-butyl)-6-(sec-butyl)phenol (UV-350) 36437-37-3 UV Absorbers vPvB or PBT 
2-benzotriazol-2-yl-4,6-di-tert-butylphenol (UV-320) 3846-71-7 UV Absorbers vPvB or PBT 
diazene-1,2-dicarboxamide (C,C'-azodi(formamide)) (ADCA) 123-77-3 Blowing agent respiratory sensitiser (category 1)

About REACH Authorization List

REACH Annex XIV is also called REACH authorization list. It contains a list of substances subject to authorization under EU REACH regulation. Substances on this list are selected from REACH SVHC list and they cannot be placed on the market or used after a given date ("sunset date"), unless an authorization is granted for their specific use, or the use is exempted from authorization.

Up to April 2019, the list includes more than 43 substances.

REACH Authorization List

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