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Substances added to the Candidate List for authorisation on 25 June 2020:

  1. 1‑vinylimidazole (EC:214–012‑0, CAS: 1072–63‑5)
    Reason for inclusion: Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 ©)
    Examples of use: In formulations and as a monomer in the production of polymers
  2. 2‑methylimidazole (EC:211–765‑7, CAS: 693–98‑1)
    Reason for inclusionToxic for reproduction (Article 57 ©)
    Examples of use:As a catalyst in the production of coating products
  3. Dibutylbis(pentane‑2,4‑dionato‑O,O’)tin (EC: 245–152‑0, CAS: 22673–19‑4)
    Reason for inclusion: Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 ©)
    Examples of use:As a catalyst and as an additive in the production of plastics
  4. Butyl 4‑hydroxybenzoate (Butylparaben) (EC: 202–318‑7, CAS: 94–26‑8)
    Reason for inclusion: Endocrine disrupting properties — human health (Article 57(f) – human health)
    Examples of use:Cosmetics, personal care products and pharmaceuticals

The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now contains 209 substances that may have serious effects on people or the environment.

Publication Date:
26 June 2020

Enforcement Date:
25 June 2020

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