ECHA launches consultation on six high-concern substance candidates

24 June 2013 12:31  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said on Monday that it has launched a public consultation on the possible inclusion of six chemicals to its substances of very high concern (SVHC) candidate list.

Open until 23 September, the consultation is on the potential inclusion of N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF), diazene-1,2-dicarboxamide (C,C'-azodi(formamide)) (ADCA), and aluminosilicate refractory ceramic fibres (Al-RCF).

Zirconia Aluminosilicate refractory ceramic fibres (Zr-RCF), bis(pentabromophenyl) ether (decabromodiphenyl ether) and 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol ethoxylated (4-tert-Octylphenol ethoxylates) are also earmarked for addition to the list, the ECHA added.

By: Tom Brown
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