Six New Substances Added to the Candidate List

By: SiliconExpert on January 21st, 2019

As of January 15, 2019, The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added six new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to The Candidate List for the REACH regulation. The Candidate List now contains 197 substances.

New REACH Candidate List Substances

No.

Substance NameCAS NumberReason for inclusion

1

1,7,7-trimethyl-3-(phenylmethylene)bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one15087-24-8Endocrine disrupting properties2

2,2-bis(4′-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane

6807-17-6

Toxic for reproduction

3

Benzo[k]fluoranthene207-08-9Carcinogenic, PBT, vPvB4

Fluoranthene

206-44-0; 93951-69-0

PBT, vPvB

5

Phenanthrene85-01-8

vPvB

6Pyrene129-00-0; 1718-52-1PBT, vPvB

The SiliconExpert team is currently working now on mapping these newly added SVHC substances and refreshing the REACH status on the SiliconExpert tools.  Those updates should be complete within the week.  If you should have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to submit a ticket through customer support and we will address immediately.

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