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  • Notification Deadline Date for SVHCs Is Approaching

    Now that the number of substances included on the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Candidate List is up to 47 and counting, it is important to pay closer attention to requirements pertaining to substances of very high concern (SVHC). Article 7 of REACH requires producers, importers, and suppliers of articles to notify the European ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 54 Potential SVHCs Placed on 2012 Second SVHC Consultation List

    On Sep 3, 2012, the second Substances of Very High Concerns (SVHC) consultation list of this year was published by the European Chemical Agency (ECHA). An unprecedented large update, including 54 proposals added for consultation for the identification of SVHC candidates, has been taken by ECHA in order to fulfill the public commitment made by European Commissioners of 136 substances on the SVHC ...


    By SGS

  • Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)

    Cadmium; cadmium oxide; pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); ammonium pentadecafluorooctanoate (APFO); dipentyl phthalate (DPP); and 4-nonylphenol ethoxylates, are the latest additions to the EU Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) List. The complete list can be viewed ...


    By ChemTel Inc.

  • Notification deadline date for SVHCs is approaching

    Now that the number of substances included on the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Candidate List is up to 47 and counting, it is important to pay closer attention to requirements pertaining to substances of very high concern (SVHC). Article 7 of REACH requires producers, importers, and suppliers of articles to notify the European ...


    By Acta Group

  • REACHReady launches exclusive new “SVHC Database”

    REACHReady has launched a new “SVHC Database” that its Gold subscribers can now use to help them manage their REACH compliance obligations. A key aspect of REACH is the identification of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs). It may be necessary for SVHCs to be subject to stringent controls in order to protect human health and the environment. The inclusion of a substance on the ...


    By REACHReady Ltd

  • ECHA member state committee adopts opinion on SVHCs

    The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced its final recommendation that the Member State Committee adopt the ECHA Secretariat’s opinion that seven substances of very high concern (SVHC) should be included on the list of substances subject to authorization (Annex XIV or Authorization List) under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation. If ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • REMINDER: Notification deadline date for SVHCs has arrived

    As of June 1, 2011, notifications for substances of very high concern (SVHC) identified on the Candidate List before December 1, 2010, contained in articles must be performed. The current Candidate List is available online. Thirty-eight substances are impacted by the June 1, ...


    By Acta Group

  • ECHA member state committee adopts opinion on SVHCs

    On May 26, 2009, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced that the Member State Committee adopted the ECHA Secretariat’s opinion that seven substances of very high concern (SVHC) should be included on the list of substances subject to authorization (Annex XIV or Authorization List) under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation. ECHA will ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Notification Deadline Date for SVHCs Has Arrived

    As of June 1, 2011, notifications for substances of very high concern (SVHC) identified on the Candidate List before December 1, 2010, contained in articles must be performed. The current Candidate List is available ...


    By Acta Group

  • REACHReady launches exclusive new “SVHC Database”

    REACHReady has launched a new “SVHC Database” that its Gold subscribers can now use to help them manage their REACH compliance obligations. A key aspect of REACH is the identification of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs). It may be necessary for SVHCs to be subject to stringent controls in order to protect human health and the environment. The inclusion of a substance on the ...


    By REACHReady Ltd

  • Notification Deadline Date for SVHCs Has Arrived

    As of June 1, 2011, notifications for substances of very high concern (SVHC) identified on the Candidate List before December 1, 2010, contained in articles must be performed. The current Candidate List is available ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • iSmithers to host two conferences to tackle CLP and SVHCs under REACH

    iSmithers, formerly the Information division within independent testing, research and consulting organisation Smithers RAPRA, has announced the programme for the next in their successful series of REACH conferences. Two new one-day conferences have been developed in response to worries voiced over the management of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) and the implementation of the new ...


  • ECHA Provides Information about SVHC Use in Consumer Articles

    The aim of the ECHA in publishing this information is to increase awareness of SVHC uses in the applications listed. The ECHA warns that not all articles similar to those listed will contain SVHC and vice versa that if an article is omitted from the list it may still contain an SVHC. It is hoped this list of SVHC applications may contribute to a better knowledge about existence of applications ...


    By SGS

  • Worried about reach and substances of very high concern (SVHC)?

    Substances of very high concern are substances that have hazards with severe consequences. Substances meeting the criteria may be placed on a list. The list of SVHCs was first published on 28 October 2008 and was last updated on 30th March 2010. This list is known as the Candidate List and all substances are added by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). SVHC may have very serious, or in some ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Six new substances of very high concern (SVHCs) added to the Candidate List and one entry updated

    admium fluoride and cadmium sulphate are added to the Candidate List as being ‘Carcinogenic', ‘Mutagenic', ‘Toxic for reproduction' and are also identified as being of ‘Equivalent level of concern based on probable serious effects to human health' (specifically due to the effects on kidney and bone). Two benzotriazole substances ...

  • ECHA updated the Candidate List with six new SVHC substances (Substances of Very High Concern)

    Six new substances identified as SVHC. ECHA publishes and regularly updates a list of substances that are identified as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) since they have at least one of the following characteristics: they are CMR (carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic to the reproductive system); they are vPvB (very persistent and very bioaccumulative); ...


    By Selerant srl

  • ECHA updates the Candidate List for authorisation with six new substances of very high concern (SVHCs)

    ECHA's Member State Committee (MSC) has unanimously agreed to identify six new substances as SVHCs. These six substances are added to the Candidate List for authorisation. The Candidate List now contains 144 substances. MSC reached unanimous agreement on the identification of six substances as SVHCs following the MSC's scrutiny of the comments received during public consultation and ...

  • GoodBye Chain Group announces low cost green-ES ‘Software as a Service’ solution for REACH SVHC management and ‘article’ reporting

    The GoodBye Chain Group announces the availability of its low cost Green-EcoSystems Software as a Service (Green-ES SaaS) solution to help all types of manufacturing companies address requirements for ‘Articles’ as mandated by The European Union’s Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) Directive. The Green-ES SaaS platform also provides solutions for RoHS compliance, ...


    By The GoodBye Chain Group

  • REACH SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) - not just for chemical companies. Enhesa free webinar

    Do you know which substances are currently listed as a SVHC?  Which ones are being proposed?  Can you afford to lose market share to competitors with alternative non listed substances?  Is SVHC legislation a market opportunity or death knell for your company?   On October 28th, 2008 the European Union published the first set of 15 candidate SVHCs under the REACH legislation initially triggering ...

  • ECHA member state committee agrees on new SVHCs to be added to the candidate list and first REACH testing decision

    During the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Member State Committee’s December 2-4, 2009, meeting, the Committee unanimously agreed that 15 new substances of very high concern (SVHC) would be added to the Candidate List. The Committee also unanimously agreed on a testing proposal from ECHA that was submitted under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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