Germany and Sweden plan to submit eight SVHC proposals this summer

Germany and Sweden have notified the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) of plans to submit eight Annex XV proposals for substances of very high concern in August. The substances to be proposed by Germany, based on their persistent, bioaccumulative or toxic properties, are: heptacosafluorotetradecanoic acid; pentacosafluorotridecanoic acid; henicosafluoroundecanoic acid; and tricosafluorododecanoic acid. While Sweden is planning to submit dossiers for the following substances, based on the carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic properties of the substance: methoxy acetic acid; cadmium sulphide; cadmium and cadmium oxide Further details can be found at: Registry of Intentions

Chemical Watch, 15 May 2012 ;http://chemicalwatch.com ;