ECHA proposes 18 substances for authorisation

The ECHA’s ninth recommendation has just been published and 18 substances of very high concern (SVHCs) are recommended to be added to the REACH Authorisation List.

Thirteen of these substances are toxic for reproduction, of which one has also endocrine disrupting properties. The other substances are an endocrine disruptor, a carcinogen, a very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) substance and two respiratory sensitisers.

The proposed substances as well as examples of their uses in the scope for authorisation are listed in this document.

Further information can be found in ECHA’s press release.