ECHA Recommends 10 SVHCs for Authorization

January 30, 2013|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc.

ECHAOn January 17, 2013 the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) recommended 10 substances for inclusion on the SVHC list. The 10 substances are:

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Substance name and
SVHC property
Uses in the scope of authorisation (examples)

1

Formaldehyde, oligomeric reaction products with aniline (technical MDA)
(carcinogenic)
Hardener for epoxy resins; curing agent for polymers

2

Arsenic acid
(carcinogenic)
Used to modify properties of glass and in the production of printed circuit boards

3

Dichromium tris(chromate)
(carcinogenic)
Anti-corrosion surface treatments of steel and aluminium in the construction and the aeronautic sectors

4

Strontium chromate
(carcinogenic)
Anti-corrosion coatings in the aeronautic/aerospace, coil coating and vehicle coating sectors

5

Potassium hydroxyoctaoxodi­zincatedichromate
(carcinogenic)
Anti-corrosion coatings in the aeronautic/aerospace and vehicle coating sectors

6

Pentazinc chromate octahydroxide
(carcinogenic)
Anti-corrosion coatings in the vehicle coating and the aeronautic/aerospace sectors

7

Bis(2-methoxyethyl) ether (Diglyme)
(toxic for reproduction)
Primarily used as a reaction solvent or process chemical in distillation applications; further in batteries and in the production of plastics
 

8

N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMAC)
(toxic for reproduction)
Solvent in synthesis, the production of synthetic fibres, in industrial coatings, paint strippers, insulation paper, films and membranes

9

1,2-dichloroethane (EDC)
(carcinogenic)
Solvent in the manufacture of fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals and in mixtures for biochemical applications

10

2,2′-dichloro-4,4′-methylenedianiline (MOCA)
(carcinogenic)
Curing agent in resins and in the production of polymer articles

For more, go to: http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/echa-recommends-10-svhcs-for-authorisation.

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