Submit your substance in articles notification

The deadline for submitting substance in article notifications for four substances of very high concern added to the Candidate List on 12 January 2017 is 12 July 2017. The information below on the type of articles/materials that may contain the substances is based on REACH data but is not exhaustive. 4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A; BPA) (EC 201-245-8; CAS 80-05-7). This substance may be found in thermal paper and articles made of polycarbonate, epoxy resins, and PVC. Nonadecafluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) and its sodium and ammonium salts (EC 206-400-3, – , 221-470-5; CAS 335-76-2, 3830-45-3, 3108-42-7). This substance may be found in water and stain resistant textiles, leather, gloves, and paper-based food contact materials. p-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenol (EC 201-280-9; CAS 80-46-6). This substance may be found in adhesives, coatings and inks containing phenolic resins. 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear. Importers and EU producers of articles are invited to check if these substances in their articles meet the conditions for the notification obligation under Article 7 of REACH. The notification can be submitted through the substance in article webform, or through REACH-IT using IUCLID. Further information is available at: Notification of substances in articles Submit notifications Candidate List

ECHA Weekly, 21 June 2017 ; ;