4 new REACH substances were added to the SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) list on January 16, 2020:
|Substance Name||_____CAS#_____||Where used|
|Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and its salts||-||
Used as surfactants and repellents (for leather, textile, carpets etc.). Additional applications include: flame retardants in polycarbonate. Used mainly in electrical and electronic equipment, metal plating and pesticides.
|Diisohexyl phthalate (DIHP)||71850-09-4||Lubricant in steering fluid and plasticizers: auto transmission lubricants rubber, plastics products and others.|
|2-methyl-1-(4-methylthiophenyl)-2-morpholinopropan-1-one||71868-10-5||Used in polymer production. Photoinitiator in coatings, adhesives and inks for industrial and professional use (etch resists, printing plates and solder masks). Used as an initiator in a photo-curable material UV-curable coatings and inks.|
|2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-4'-morpholinobutyrophenone||119313-12-1||Is a photosensitive agent in the manufacture of printing inks, pigmented coatings and photopolymers for imaging applications. These uses involve industrial and professional workers. The mechanism of photo-curing is initiated by UV-induced cleaIs a photosensitive agent in the manufacture of printing inks, pigmented coatings and photopolymers for imaging applications.|