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4 new REACH substances were added to the SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) list on July 16, 2019:

Substance Name CAS  # Where used
2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-(heptafluoropropoxy)propionic acid, its salts and its acyl halides (covering any of their individual isomers and combinations thereof); HFPO-DA In the manufacturing process of fluoropolymer resins that are used in many applications such as wire cables or PTFE (Teflon) coating.
2-methoxyethyl acetate 110-49-6 Was historically used as a process solvent for gums, resins, waxes, oils, manufacture of semiconductors, textile, painting, photographic films. etc.  Was used as intermediate in industrial applications.
Tris(4-nonylphenyl, branched and linear) phosphite (TNPP) with ≥ 0.1% w/w of 4-nonylphenol, branched and linear (4-NP) Used as antioxidant in polymers, electronics, paintings, adhesives, toys, papers, cardboards and other applications.
4-tert-butylphenol 98-54-4 Plasticizer. Industrial intermediate in some resins and plastics. Also used in insecticides and industrial perfumes.

Therefore, the current SVHC list now includes 201 SVHCs.

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