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ECHA Adds to REACH Candidate List

The ECHA has added six substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the REACH candidate list. The agency also issued a press release about the addition. The document currently lists 197 chemicals. The substances include: 2,2-bis(4′-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane – listed as reprotoxic … Continue reading

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ECHA Opens Public Consultation on REACH Annex IV for Four Phthalates

Recommendations on amending the Authorization List of REACH (Annex XIV) can be made until March 12, 2019. The amendment covers the endocrine-disrupting effectiveness of the following four phthalates: Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) Diisobutyl phthalate … Continue reading

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Focusing on Silicon Compounds

British experts suggest that the EU limit the use of silicon compounds D4 (Cyclotetrasiloxane) and D5 (Cyclopentasiloxane). Both have a long life and accumulate in organisms and are therefore substances of very high concern. This fact triggered the initiative. D4 … Continue reading

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