On January 12, 2017, ECHA added four new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the REACH candidate list. The SVHC list is now at 173 substances. The new SVHC and common usage is found in the table below.
|SVHC||CAS No.||Reason for Inclusion||Where Used|
|4,4′-isopropylidenediphenol||80-05-7||Toxic for reproduction||Polymers and in manufacture of plastic products|
|4-Heptylphenol, branched and linear||Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to environment||Not registered in EU – uses in R&DDerivatives may include greases and lubricants|
|Nonadecafluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) and its sodium and ammonium saltsNonadecafluorodecanoic acid · Ammonium nonadecafluorodecanoate· Decanoic acid, nonadecafluoro-, sodium salt||335-76-23108-42-73830-45-3||Toxic for reproduction PBT (persistent, bioaccumulative, & toxic)||Textiles, packaging, firefighting foam|
|p-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenol||80-46-6||Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to environment||Resins and lacquers, germicide in cleaning solutions, adhesives, paints, some rubber curing uses for a derivative|