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REACH 205 SVHC

REACH 205 SVHC

4 new REACH substances were added to the SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) list on January 16, 2020:

Substance Name_____CAS#_____Where used
Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and its salts

Used as surfactants and repellents (for leather, textile, carpets etc.). Additional applications include: flame retardants in polycarbonate. Used mainly in electrical and electronic equipment, metal plating and pesticides.

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Diisohexyl phthalate (DIHP)71850-09-4

Lubricant in steering fluid and plasticizers: auto transmission lubricants rubber, plastics products and others.

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2-methyl-1-(4-methylthiophenyl)-2-morpholinopropan-1-one71868-10-5

Used in polymer production. Photoinitiator in coatings, adhesives and inks for industrial and professional use (etch resists, printing plates and solder masks). Used as an initiator in a photo-curable material UV-curable coatings and inks.

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2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-4′-morpholinobutyrophenone119313-12-1

Is a photosensitive agent in the manufacture of printing inks, pigmented coatings and photopolymers for imaging applications. These uses involve industrial and professional workers. The mechanism of photo-curing is initiated by UV-induced a photosensitive agent in the manufacture of printing inks, pigmented coatings and photopolymers for imaging applications.

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Therefore, the current SVHC list now includes 205 substances of Very high Concern (SVHCs). The Enviropass’ Product Compliance EPEC Form has been updated accordingly.

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