June 18, 2012: 13 substances added to REACH Candidate List of SVHC

The EU has added 13 substances to the SVHC Candidate List bringing the total to 84 substances which impose mandatory communication obligations for manufacturers, importers and distributors.  The substances are:  TEGDME; EGDME; Diboron trioxide; Formamide; Lead(II) bis(methanesulfonate); TGIC; ?-TGIC; Michler’s ketone;  Michler’s base;  dimethylammonium chloride (C.I. Basic Blue 26) [with ? 0.1% of Michler’s ketoneor Michler’s base];  dimethylammonium chloride (C.I. Basic Violet 3) [with ? 0.1% of Michler’s ketone or Michler’s base]; 4,4′-bis(dimethylamino)-4”-(methylamino)trityl alcohol [with ? 0.1% of Michler’s ketone or Michler’s base]; and ?,?-Bis[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]-4 (phenylamino)naphthalene-1-methanol (C.I. Solvent Blue 4) [with ? 0.1% of Michler’s ketone  or Michler’s base]