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:


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

For more, go to:

Similar posts