Public consultation on eight proposals to identify SVHCs

On 9th March. 2021, the European Chemicals Agency(ECHA) published a public consultation on eight proposals to identify new substances of very high concern(SVHC). The deadline for comments is 23rd April 2021, and detail information about eight proposal SVHCs are as below:
Substances EC NO. CAS No. Proposing authority Reason for proposing
1,4-dioxane 204-661-8 123-91-1 Germany Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects on the environment (Article 57f);Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects on human health (Article 57f)
2,2-bis(bromomethyl)propane1,3-diol (BMP);
2,2-dimethylpropan-1-ol, tribromo derivative/3-bromo-2,2-bis(bromomethyl)-1-propanol (TBNPA);
2,3-dibromo-1-propanol (2,3-DBPA)
Norway Carcinogenic (Article 57a)
2-(4-tert-butylbenzyl)propionaldehyde and its individual stereoisomers - - Sweden Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
4,4’-(1-methylpropylidene)bisphenol;(bisphenol B) 201-025-1 77-40-7 France Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) -environment AND human health
Glutaral 203-856-5 111-30-8 Sweden Respiratory sensitising properties (Article 57(f) - humanhealth)
Medium-chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCP) [UVCB substances consisting of more than or equal to 80% linear chloroalkanes with carbon chain lengths within the range from C14 to C17] - - ECHA PBT (Article 57d)
vPvB (Article 57e
Orthoboric acid,sodium salt 237-560-2 13840-56-7 Sweden Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Phenol, alkylation products (mainly in para position) with C12-rich branched or linear alkyl chains from oligomerisation, covering any individual isomers and/ or combinations thereof (PDDP) - - Germany Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) – human health)
Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) – environment)