REACH 161

On December 17th, 2014, the following  6 new substances were added to REACH SVHC candidate list by the ECHA (the European CHemical Agency):

Name

CAS

numbers

Usage and reason for inclusion
Reaction mass of 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate and 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4-[[2-[(2-ethylhexyl)oxy]-2-oxoethyl]thio]-4-octyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (reaction mass of DOTE and MOTE) - The reaction mass DOTE:MOTE is used in the production of PVC as heat stabiliser. Is present in various different consumer products: packaging, credit card, plastic pipes, windows, bags, bottles, toys, electric articles, textiles, etc. for the production of rigid PVC films and sheets. Toxic for reproduction.
Cadmium sulphate 10124-36-4; 31119-53-6 Used in phospors and glass, dyeing on cotton, dyeing on cambric, viscose, vinylon, etc. Carcinogenic. Mutagenic. Toxic for reproduction.
2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (DOTE) 15571-58-1 Used as stabiliser for PVC processing. Toxic for reproduction.
2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328) (MDTP) 25973-55-1 Additive in plastics, UV absorber (packaging…). PBT, vPvB.
2-benzotriazol-2-yl-4,6-di-tert-butylphenol (UV-320) 3846-71-7 Used as UV-absorbers for plastics (PVC, PET, PC, PA, ABS and other polymers), rubber, polyurethanes. PBT, vPvB.
Cadmium fluoride 7790-79-6 Used in Phospors and Glass. Carcinogenic. Mutagenic. Toxic for reproduction.

 

 

See the REACH SVHC section for more details about the REACH 161 regulation.

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