Candidate List Update: Four New Substances Added to the Candidate List

By: SiliconExpert on June 26th, 2020

On June 25, The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added four new substances to the Candidate List for the REACH regulation.

The additions include three substances that are toxic to reproduction and one endocrine disruptor.  The Candidate List now contains 209 substances. Please see the table below showing each of those four new substances added to the Candidate List.

Substance name

EC

CAS

Dibutylbis(pentane-2,4-dionato-O,O’)tin

245-152-0

22673-19-4

butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

202-318-7

94-26-8

2-methylimidazole

211-765-7

693-98-1

1-vinylimidazole

214-012-0

1072-63-5

The SiliconExpert data team is currently working now on mapping these newly added SVHC substances and refreshing the REACH status reporting on SiliconExpert.  Those updates should be complete within the week. If you should have any inquiries including how this may impact your supply chain please do not hesitate to submit a ticket through customer support and we will address immediately. For more details please visit: https://echa.europa.eu/-/candidate-list-update-four-new-hazardous-chemicals-to-be-phased-out

Candidate List substances: an overview of hazardous properties.Of the 209 substances now on the Candidate List of SVHCs for authorization, a large majority are carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic to reproduction. Many of them have several hazardous properties.

For the full REACH regulation candidate list please visit: https://echa.europa.eu/candidate-list-table

June 25, 2020, by Doaa Yousry