5 new REACH substances may be added to the SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) list in June 2020:
|Substance Name||_____CAS#_____||Where used|
Intermediate and monomer for polymer production
Catalyst, starting material, chemical intermediate or component in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, photographic and photothermographic chemicals, dyes and pigments, agricultural chemicals and rubber
Polymerisation crosslinking accelerator and hardener for epoxy resin systems for semiconductor potting compounds and soldering mask as well as component of numerous polymers including epoxy resin pastes, acrylic rubber-fluororubber laminates, films, adhesives, textile finishes and epoxy silane coatings
Dyeing auxiliary for acrylic fibers and plastic foams
Mainly used in the manufacturing of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment, transport equipment, and chemicals and chemical products (mainly paints, lacquers and varnishes)
In cosmetics, personal care products and pharmaceuticals
Heat/pressure transfer fluid in closed systems
Transfer of chemicals, closed batch processing in synthesis or formulation, mixing in open batch processes, closed processes
In adhesives, sealants, coatings and paints, thinners, paint removers, paper and board treatment products, dyes, finishing and impregnation products including bleaches and other processing aids, polymer preparations in production of resins and rubber, and textile dyes for the manufacture of textiles, leather, fur, wood and wood products, pulp, paper and paper products, rubber products, computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment, building & construction work and general manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment.
Formulation or repacking in manufacture of rubber compounds of tyres, rubber compounds, dipping of resin, cosmetic products, hair dye formulation, Phenol Resorcinol Formaldehyde resin, wood adhesive, coatings, other adhesives, sealants.
The current SVHC list, which now has 205 substances may include a total of 210 substances.
The Enviropass' Product Compliance Form will be updated accordingly.
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