ECHA Proposes 5 New Substances for Authorization

February 19, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc.

ECHAOn February 10, 2014, the ECHA proposed 5 new substances of very high concern (SVHCs) for authorization. The substances are:

  • N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF), a solvent used for synthesis and production of coated textiles and synthetic fibres
  • diazene-1,2-dicarboxamide (C,C’-azodi(formamide)) (ADCA), a blowing agent used in the rubber and plastics industry
  • aluminosilicate refractory ceramic fibres (Al-RCF), used in insulation for high-temperature industries
  • zirconia aluminosilicate refractory ceramic fibres (Zr-RCF)
  • 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-Octylphenol ethoxylates) (4-tert-OPnEO), used in paints and coatings products

You can read more about the proposal here.

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