On 16 July 2019, The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added 4 new substances as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List. Therefore, there are total 201 SVHCs in candidate list.

Below table lists out 4 new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) with their SVHC properties:

Substance NameEC numberCAS NumberSVHC property
2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-(heptafluoropropoxy)propionic acid, its salts and its acyl halides (covering any of their individual isomers and combinations thereof)Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects on the environment (Article 57f)Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects on human health (Article 57f)
2-methoxyethyl acetate203-772-9110-49-6Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Tris(4-nonylphenyl, branched and linear) phosphite (TNPP) with ≥ 0.1% w/w of 4-nonylphenol, branched and linear (4-NP)Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) – environment)
4-tert-butylphenol*202-679-098-54-4Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) – environment)

*This substance was proposed as SVHCs in 2016. It is added to the SVHCs Candidate list this time and identified as an SVHC by the European Commission due to its endocrine-disrupting properties.

Please refer to the ECHA website for more details: https://www.echa.europa.eu/-/four-new-substances-added-to-the-candidate-list