REACH, the European Chemicals Agency updates the list of hazardous substances

The list of substances of very high concern (SVHC) included in the Candidate List has been updated, a list that in the context of the REACH regulation of the European Union lists the substances used in industrial processes and consumer goods considered dangerous to human health.
The new list includes 219 substances, among those included there are chemicals used in consumer products such as cosmetics, perfumed articles, rubber, fabrics, solvents, plastic products.

We remind you that the identification of a SVHC classified substance entails certain obligations for importers, producers and suppliers of products containing these substances, moreover substances included in the Candidate List could be included in the future in the list of substances for which it is necessary to request a authorization to be used

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