As of now, there are 211 chemicals are listed in the Candidate List of substances of very high concern that may harm human health and the environment.

The following two substances are used in products such as inks or toners and to produce plastics and rubber tires. They were added to the Candidate List as they are toxic for reproduction since there are chances to affect fertility and cause developmental toxicity in offspring.

So, SCIP submission is mandatory if the product has the following two substances.

# Substance name EC number CAS number Reason for inclusion Examples of use(s)
1 Bis(2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethyl)ether 205-594-7 143-24-8 Toxic for reproduction
(Article 57 (c))
Solvent/extraction agent.
2 Dioctyltin dilaurate, stannane, dioctyl-, bis(coco acyloxy) derivs., and any other stannane, dioctyl-, bis(fatty acyloxy) derivs. wherein C12 is the predominant carbon number of the fatty acyloxy moiety Toxic for reproduction
(Article 57 (c))
Not registered under REACH as a group of substances. However, one of the three group members (Dioctyltin dilaurate) is registered.

The mono-constituent form of the substance (dioctyltin dilaurate) is used as an additive in the production of plastics and rubber tyres.

The Candidate List includes substances of very high concern that may have serious effects on our health or the environment. These substances may be placed on the Authorisation List in the future, which means that companies would need to apply for permission to continue using them.

Suppliers of substances on the Candidate List (supplied either on their own or in mixtures) have to provide their customers with a safety data sheet.


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