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No.05/2010 The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published proposals to identify eight chemicals as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) and possible candidates for authorisation. The detailed proposals are available on the ECHA website using the link at the end of this press release. Interested parties are invited to comment on the eight proposals by 22 April 2010.


Substances Name EC No CAS No Proposed SVHC property Trichloroethylene
201-167-4
79-01-6
Carcinogenic category 2
Boric acid
233-139-2/
234-343-4
10043-35-3/
11113-50-1
Toxic for reproduction category 2
Disodium tetraborate, anhydrous
215-540-4
1330-43-4
Toxic for reproduction category 2
12179-04-3
1303-96-4
Tetraboron disodium heptaoxide,
hydrate
235-541-3
12267-73-1
Toxic for reproduction category 2
Sodium chromate
231-889-5
7775-11-3
Carcinogenic category 2; mutagenic category 2; toxic for reproduction category 2
Potassium chromate
232-140-5
7789-00-6
Carcinogenic category 2; mutagenic category 2
Ammonium dichromate
232-143-1
7789-09-5
Carcinogenic category 2; mutagenic category 2; toxic for reproduction category 2
Potassium dichromate
231-906-6
7778-50-9
Carcinogenic category 2; mutagenic category 2; toxic for reproduction category 2
Information Source New list of 8 Proposed Candidate SVHCs (PDF 88 KB)
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