update:2021-01-22 NO.: DOC210103-01

Two new hazardous chemicals update to the Candidate List

On 19 January 2021, ECHA has added two new hazardous chemical substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List. The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now contains 211 substances.

2 Substances added to the Candidate List on 19 January 2021:

Substance name EC No. CAS No. Reason for inclusion
Bis(2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethyl)ether 205-594-7 143-24-8 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Dioctyltin dilaurate, stannane, dioctyl-, bis(coco acyloxy) derivs., and any other stannane, dioctyl-, bis(fatty acyloxy) derivs. wherein C12 is the predominant carbon number of the fatty acyloxy moiety -- -- Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)

Companies must follow their legal obligations and ensure the safe use of these chemicals. According to REACH, any supplier of articles containing a Candidate List substance above a concentration of 0.1 % weight by weight has to give sufficient information to their customers and consumers to allow safe use. If the article containing SVHC above a concentration of 0.1 % weight by weight and the substance is present in those articles in quantities totalling over one tonne per producer or importer per year, they must notify ECHA.

From January 2021 onwards, article suppliers also have to notify ECHA’s SCIP database under the Waste Framework Directive if their products contain substances of very high concern above 0.1% weight by weight.

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