February 17, 2023, ECHA has released two substances that are proposed to be identified as substances of very high concern (SVHC) for public consultation. Related enterprises may make comments on the two substances before April 3, 2023.
Details of the two substances are:
Reason for proposing
vPvB (Article 57e)
used for the production of polymers, rubbers and other chemicals, such as PESU, PSU and PPSU
Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Use as high effective photoinitiator in UV coatings, printing ink, UV curable adhesives, optical fiber coatings
CIRS C&K Testing warmly reminds that any supplier of articles containing a Candidate List substance above a concentration of 0.1 % weight by weight has to give sufficient information to their customers and consumers to allow safe use.
The SVHC Candidate List now contains 233 substances, please click here to download the full list.
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