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EU Adds Five Substances to SVHC Candidate List

February 11, 2016

EUROPEAN UNION - The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced the addition of five substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to the candidate list, bringing the total to 168 entries. Details are provided:

Substance CAS No. EC No. Reason for Inclusion
1,3-propanesultone 1120-71-4 214-317-9 Carcinogenic (Article 57a)
2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(tert-butyl)-6-(sec-butyl)phenol (UV-350) 36437-37-3 253-037-1 vPvB (Article 57 e)
2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(5-chlorobenzotriazol-2-yl)phenol (UV-327) 3864-99-1 223-383-8 vPvB (Article 57 e)
Nitrobenzene 98-95-3 202-716-0 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Perfluorononan-1-oic-acid and its sodium and ammonium salts ; Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c) PBT (Article 57 d)