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No. 12/2011 On June 20, 2011, seven more substances were included in the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concerns (SVHC) for authorization by the European Chemical Agency (ECHA). The list now contains 53 substances in total. Also, cobalt dichloride, which is already on the list since 2008, has revised its hazard classification proposed by ECHA.
These newly-added substances show a variety of applications in generally used products, like leather, textile, plastics etc.
Possible functions in consumer products of the 7 newly-added SVHC:


Substance EC No. CAS No. Possible Functions in Consumer Products

2-Ethoxyethyl acetate
203-839-2
111-15-9
Use as solvent and for the formulation of paints, lacquers and varnishes
Manufacturing of cyanoacrylate adhesives


Strontium chromate
232-142-6
7789-06-2
Use as anticorrosion agent in
(1) paints, vanishes, oil-colors, sealants
(2) coil coating sector of steel and aluminum
(3) vehicle coating sector
(4) steel and marine sector
Manufacturing of pigments
Plating


1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C7-11-branched and linear alkyl esters (DHNUP)


271-084-6
68515-42-4
Plasticizers in PVC, foam, adhesives and coatings
Hydrazine
206-114-9
7803-57-8
302-01-2
Monomers in polymerizations
Corrosion inhibitor in water treatment
Metal reduction
Stabilizing agent for paint/ ink manufacture


1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone
212-828-1
872-50-4
Coating material
Use for the formulation of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, seed treatment products and bio regulators
Solvent used in pharmaceutical preparation, electronic industry
Raw material in textile industry


1,2,3-Trichloropropane
202-486-1
96-18-4
Solvent, paint and varnish remover and as degreasing agent.
Raw material for the synthesis of
(1) pesticides
(2) chlorinated solvents
(3) Cross-linking agent in polymers


1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-8-branched alkyl esters, C7-rich
276-158-1
71888-89-6
Plasticizers
Sealant
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