14 June 2023 – ECHA has added two new chemicals to the Candidate List. One is toxic for reproduction and the other has very persistent and very bioaccumulative hazardous properties. They are used, for example, in inks and toners and in the production of plastic products. The list of substances of high concern has been increased to 235 items now.

Details please find below table:

Substance NameEC No.CAS No.Reason for InclusionExamples of use(s)
Diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide178-355-875980-60-8Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)Inks and toners, coating products, photo-chemicals, polymers, adhesive and sealants and fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay.
Bis(4-chlorophenyl) sulphone201-247-980-07-9vPvB (Article 57e)Manufacture of chemicals. plastic products and rubber products.

Please refer to the ECHA website for complete list with details:


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