REACH 197

6 new REACH substances have been added to the SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) list:

Substance Name CAS # Where used
1,7,7-trimethyl-3-(phenylmethylene)bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one; 3-benzylidene camphor; 3-BC 15087-24-8 In personal care products and cosmetics as a UV filter.
2,2-bis(4'-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane; BisP-MIBK 6807-17-6 In thermal paper, like receipts. Possible traces in plastics and epoxy resins. 
Benzo[k]fluoranthene 207-08-9 May be found in traces in rubber and plastics as well as carbon black, coatings, adhesives, road & construction applications and cleaning agents
Fluoranthene 206-44-0; 93951-69-0 May also be found in traces in rubber and plastics as well as carbon black, coatings, adhesives, road & construction applications and cleaning agents.
Phenanthrene 1985-01-08 May be found in dyes, pesticides, explosives and drugs and in traces in plastics, in coatings,  paints, road & construction applications as well as lubricants and cleaning agents.
Pyrene 129-00-0, 1718-52-1 May be found in traces in rubber and plastics as well as coatings,  paints, road & construction applications, lubricants as well as cleaning agents.

Consequently, the new SVHC list now includes 197 substances in total

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