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Oct. 16 – EU REACH: 15 of 16 Substances Agreed On

From an EU press release (PDF):

At its meeting in Helsinki of 7 and 8 October 2008 the ECHA Member State Committee unanimously agreed on the identification of 14 Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) that may become subject to authorisation. One additional substance was already identified as SVHC without Member State Committee involvement as no comments were provided during the public consultation. These 15 substances will be included in the ‘Candidate List’ which will be published on the ECHA website later in October.

We published the initial list of 16 earlier this year here.  The list of 15 substances to make the cut:

The one substance that did not make the cut:

For this substance:

On one proposal, Cyclododecane, the MSC unanimously agreed that there was no sufficient scientific data to justify identification under Art. 57.

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