4 New Hazardous Substances Added to the SVHC Candidate List

On 17th January 2022, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) added 4 hazardous chemicals to the candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) bringing the total to 223 substances:

Entries added to the Candidate List on 17 January 2022:

Substance nameEC numberCAS numberReason for inclusionExamples of use(s)
6,6′-di-tert-butyl-2,2′-methylenedi-p-cresol204-327-1119-47-1Toxic for reproduction
(Article 57 c) 
Rubbers, lubricants, adhesives, inks, fuels
tris(2-methoxyethoxy)vinylsilane213-934-01067-53-4Toxic for reproduction
(Article 57 c) 
Rubbers, plastics, sealants
(±)-1,7,7-trimethyl-3-[(4-methylphenyl)methylene]bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one covering any of the individual isomers and/or combinations thereof (4-MBC)Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57 f – human health)Cosmetics
S-(tricyclo(5.2.1.02,6)deca-3-en-8(or 9)-yl O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or 2-ethylhexyl) O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or 2-ethylhexyl) phosphorodithioate401-850-9255881-94-8PBT (Article 57 d)Lubricants, greases

The Candidate List forms part of the European regulation for the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), which brands, retailers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers are required to be compliant with for the sale and movement of goods and articles throughout the EU.

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4 New Hazardous Substances Added to the SVHC Candidate List