The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has added four new substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to the Candidate List for authorisation which now contains one hundred and seventy-three substances. The substances in question are:
- CAS No 80-05-7; 4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A; BPA); Toxic for reproduction
- CAS Nos 335-76-2, 3830-45-3 and 3108-42-7; Nonadecafluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) and its sodium and ammonium salts; Toxic for reproduction
- CAS No 80-46-6; p-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenol; impact on the environment.
- 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear; impact on the environment.