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The RIVM National Institute for Health and Environment has added 14 substances to the list of Substances of Very High Concern (ZZS Substances of Very High Concern).

These substances have been added because according to the latest update of Annex VI to CLP Classification, Labeling and Packaging Regulation they are classified as carcinogenic or toxic for reproduction:

  1. fibres consisting of silicon carbide
  2. tris (2‑methoxyethoxy) vinyl silane
  3. ipconazole and two diastereoisomers thereof
  4. tetraglyme
  5. 2,2‑bis (bromomethyl) propane‑1,3‑diol
  6. 2- (4‑tert-butylbenzyl) propionaldehyde
  7. diisooctyl phthalate
  8. 2‑methoxyethyl acrylate
  9. sodium N- (hydroxymethyl) glycinate (due to the release of formaldehyde)
  10. zinc pyrithione
  11. flurochloridone
  12. dichlorodioctyl stannane
  13. resorcinol diglycidyl ether
  14. bis (α, α‑dimethylbenzyl) peroxide

The following three substances are also new in Annex VI as carcinogenic or toxic to reproduction.

  • dioctyltin dilaurate
  • stannan, dioctyl, bis (coconut acyloxy) derivatives
  • dibenzo [def, p Precautionary ] chrysene; dibenzo [a, 1] pyrene

Publication date:
Sept. 16, 2020