Annex XIV inclusion recommendation
ECHA recommended the inclusion of 18 substances of very high concern to the Authorisation List, also known as Annex XIV of REACH regulation. It is ECHA's ninth recommendation to the European Commission.
Some of these substances are not currently used in theEuropean Union but they could be used as substitutes for other substances recommended for the Authorisation List. ECHA wishes to avoir these regrettable substitutions by including them as well to Annex XIV. The final decision now lies with the European Commission in collaboration with the Member States and the European Parliament.
The substances ECHA reccomends for inclusion to the Authorisation list and their SVHC properties (substances of very high concern) are as follow:
|#||Substance name||SVHC property|
(Bisphenol A; BPA)
|Toxic for reproduction, Endocrine disrupting properties - human health and environment|
|2||1,6,7,8,9,14,15,16,17,17,18,18 Dodecachloropentacyclo[184.108.40.206,9.02,13.05,10]octadeca7,15-diene (“Dechlorane Plus”™)||vPvB|
|3||Reaction products of 1,3,4-thiadiazolidine-2,5-dithione, formaldehyde and 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear (RP-HP) with ≥0.1% w/w 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear (4-Hbl)||Endocrine disrupting properties - environment|
|4||2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (DOTE)||Toxic for reproduction|
|5||Reaction mass of 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate and 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4-[[2-[(2-ethylhexyl)oxy]-2-oxoethyl]thio]-4-octyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (reaction mass of DOTE and MOTE)||Toxic for reproduction|
|6||4,4'-bis(dimethylamino)-4''-(methylamino)trityl alcohol with ≥ 0.1% of Michler's ketone (EC No. 202-027-5) or Michler's base (EC No. 202-959-2)||Carcinogenic|
|7||Dioxobis(stearato)trilead||Toxic for reproduction|
|8||Fatty acids, C16-18, lead salts||Toxic for reproduction|
|9||Trilead dioxide phosphonate||Toxic for reproduction|
|10||Sulfurous acid, lead salt, dibasic||Toxic for reproduction|
|11||[Phthalato(2-)]dioxotrilead||Toxic for reproduction|
|12||Trilead bis(carbonate) dihydroxide||Toxic for reproduction|
|13||Lead oxide sulfate||Toxic for reproduction|
|14||Cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride , cis-cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride , trans-cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride (HHPA)||Respiratory sensitising properties|
|15||Hexahydromethylphthalic anhydride 
Hexahydro-4-methylphthalic anhydride ,
Hexahydro-1-methylphthalic anhydride ,
Hexahydro-3-methylphthalic anhydride 
|Respiratory sensitising properties|
|16||Tetraethyllead||Toxic for reproduction|
|17||2-methoxyethanol||Toxic for reproduction|
|18||2-ethoxyethanol||Toxic for reproduction|
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