ECHA Proposed a Public Consultation on Four Potential SVHC Substances

On September 3, 2019, ECHA published a proposal for four chemicals to be identified as SVHC and launched a public comment. The deadline for commenting is 18 October 2019. If identified as SVHCs, the substances will be added to the Candidate List for eventual inclusion in the Authorisation List, which currently includes 201 substances in the SVHC list.

The information of the four substances to be added in the SVHC list is as follows:

Name EC Number CAS Number Reason for proposing
2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-4′ -morpholinobutyrophenone 404-360-3 119313-12-1 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
2-methyl-1-(4-methylthiophenyl)-2 -morpholinopropan-1-one 400-600-6 71868-10-5 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Diisohexyl phthalate 276-090-2 71850-09-4 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS)

and its salts

Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects on the environment (Article 57f)
Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects on human health (Article 57f)