On 13 March 2019, The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) published proposals to identify 3 substances as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) and is now under public consultation which will be ended on 29 April 2019.

Below table lists out 3 newly proposed 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)

Please refer to the ECHA website for more details: https://echa.europa.eu/substances-of-very-high-concern-identification 

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