The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has updated the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHC), now encompassing 241 entries. These chemicals pose potential risks to human health and the environment. Companies must manage these risks effectively and provide necessary safety information to customers and consumers.

New Entries Added on 27 June 2024

The latest update introduces the following substance:

Implications for Businesses

The expanded SVHC list serves as a critical resource for companies involved in chemical manufacturing or usage. By keeping abreast of these substances, businesses can:

- Seek Safer Alternatives: Proactively identify and adopt safer chemical substitutes.
- Prepare for Regulatory Changes: Stay ahead of potential regulatory modifications.
- Ensure Compliance: Meet the requirements set by the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulation.

Staying Informed

For the most current and comprehensive list of SVHCs, businesses and stakeholders can visit the official ECHA website at [ECHA Candidate List](


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