ECHA Seeks for Public Consultation on 3 Potential Substances of Very High Concern

On March 13, 2019, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) launched its public consultation of on six potential Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). The 3 proposed substances in the consultation are listed as below. The deadline for commenting is April 29, 2019.

NameEC NumberCAS NumberProposing authorityReason for proposing
2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-(heptafluoropropoxy) propionic acid, its salts and its acyl halides (covering any of their individual isomers and combinations thereof)NetherlandsEquivalent 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)

2-methoxyethyl acetate203-772-9110-49-6SwedenToxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Tris(4-nonylphenyl, branched and linear) phosphite (TNPP) with ≥ 0.1% w/w of 4-nonylphenol, branched and linear (4-NP)FranceEndocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) – environment)