Towards REACH 200 SVHC?

3 new potential REACH substances may been added to the SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) list in June or July 2019:

Substance Name CAS # Where used
2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-(heptafluoropropoxy)propionic acid, its salts and its acyl halides (covering any of their individual isomers and combinations thereof); HFPO-DA - In the manufacturing process of fluoropolymer resins that are used in many applications such as wire cables or PTFE (Teflon) coating.
2-methoxyethyl acetate 110-49-6 Process solvent for gums, resins, waxes, oils, manufacture of semiconductors, textile, painting, photographic films. etc.  Used as intermediate in industrial applications.
Tris(4-nonylphenyl, branched and linear) phosphite (TNPP) with ≥ 0.1% w/w of 4-nonylphenol, branched and linear (4-NP) - Used as antioxidant in polymers, electronics, paintings, adhesives, toys, papers, cardboards and other applications.

Therefore, the current SVHC list that includes 197 substances may contain 200 SVHCs in total for this Summer.

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