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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has proposed seven (7) substances to be listed on the REACH Authorisation List as substances of very high concern (SVHC).

The recommended additional 7 substances are presented below:

  • 5‑sec-butyl-2-(2,4‑dimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)-5-methyl‑1,3‑dioxane [1], 5‑sec butyl-2-(4,6‑dimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)-5-methyl‑1,3‑dioxane [2] [covering any of the individual stereoisomers of [1] and [2] or any combination thereof] (karanal group)
  • 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6‑ditertpentylphenol (UV-328)
  • 2,4‑di-tert-butyl-6-(5‑chlorobenzotriazol-2-yl)phenol (UV-327)
  • 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(tert-butyl)-6-(sec-butyl)phenol (UV-350)
  • 2‑benzotriazol-2-yl‑4,6‑di-tert-butylphenol (UV-320)
  • 1,2‑benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters; 1,2‑benzenedicarboxylic acid, mixed decyl and hexyl and octyl diesters with ≥ 0.3% of dihexyl phthalate (EC 201–559‑5)
  • methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP)