ECHA Launches a public consultation on 8 potential Substances of Very High Concern

ECHA has launched the public consultation on 8 proposals for substances of very high concern (SVHC) on 08 Mar 2018.The public consultation will be open for 45 days and will end on 23 Apr. 2018. Interested parties are invited to join the public consultation by posting their comments on the ECHA website. Substances passing the public consultation will become the nineteenth batch SVHC.

Proposed Substances

No. Substance NameEC No.CAS No.Reason for proposing
1Benzo[ghi]perylene205-883-8191-24-2PBT (Article 57 d); vPvB Art.57(e)
2Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5)208-764-9541-02-6PBT (Article 57d); vPvB (Article 57e)
3Disodium octaborate234-541-012008-41-2Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
4Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6)208-762-8540-97-6PBT (Article 57d); vPvB (Article 57e)
5Ethylenediamine203-468-6107-15-3Respiratory sensitising properties (Article 57(f) – human health)
6 Lead231-100-47439-92-1Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
7Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4)209-136-7556-67-2PBT (Article 57d)vPvB (Article 57e)
8Terphenyl hydrogenated262-967-761788-32-7vPvB Art.57(e)

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