New proposals of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)

Posted by Selerant EHS on 1/10/2018

The SVHC identification process

On request of the European Commission, a Member State or the ECHA may propose the classification of a substance as substance of very high concern (SVHC). If such classification occurs, the aforementioned substance will be added to the candidate list for its eventual inclusion in Annex XIV. The inclusion of a substance in the candidate list generates legal obligations for companies producing, importing or using such substance as is, in preparations, or in items.

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Topics: SVHC, Candidate list

New SVHC substances have been added to the Candidate List

Posted by Selerant EHS on 31/07/2018

Which substances has been added to Candidate List?

On request of the European Commission, a Member state or ECHA may propose the classification of a substance as substance of very high concern (SVHC). If such classification occurs, the aforementioned substance will be added to the candidate list for its eventual inclusion in Annex XIV. The inclusion of a substance in the candidate list generates obligations for companies producing, importing or using such substances as is, in preparations, or in items.

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Topics: SVHC, Candidate list, Annex XIV

New SVHC substances added to the Candidate List and new prioritized substances

Posted by Selerant EHS on 23/02/2018

Which substances have been added to the Candidate List?

On request of the European Commission, a Member State or the ECHA may propose the classification of a substance as substance of very high concern (SVHC). If such classification occurs, the aforementioned substance will be added to the candidate list for its eventual inclusion in Annex XIV. The inclusion of a substance in the candidate list generates legal obligations for companies producing, importing or using such substance as is, in preparations, or in items.

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Topics: SVHC, Candidate list, Annex XIV

Substances of very high concern (SVHC): new intentions

Posted by Selerant EHS on 20/12/2017

The identification of SVHC substances

ECHA, on request of the European Commission, or a Member State may propose a substance to be identified as a substance of very high concern (SVHC). If such proposal is accepted, the aforementioned substance will be added to the Candidate List for its eventual inclusion in the Authorization List (REACH Annex XIV). The inclusion of a substance in the Candidate List generates legal obligations for companies producing, importing or using such substance as is, in preparations or in items.

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Topics: SVHC

New group of SVHC substances added to the Candidate List

Posted by Selerant EHS on 24/07/2017

Which substance has been added to the Candidate List?

On request of the European Commission, a Member State or the ECHA may propose the classification of a substance as substance of very high concern (SVHC). If such classification occurs, the aforementioned substance will be added to the candidate list for its eventual inclusion in Annex XIV. The inclusion of a substance in the candidate list generates legal obligations for companies producing, importing or using such substance as is, in preparations, or in items.

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Topics: SVHC, Candidate list

New SVHC substances have been added to the Candidate List

Posted by Selerant EHS on 23/01/2017

Which substances have been added to the Candidate List?

On request of the European Commission, a Member State or the ECHA may propose the classification of a substance as substance of very high concern (SVHC). If such classification occurs, the aforementioned substance will be added to the candidate list for its eventual inclusion in Annex XIV.

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Topics: SVHC

One new SVHC substance added to the Candidate List

Posted by Selerant EHS on 22/06/2016

Which substance has been added to the Candidate List?

On request of the European Commission, a Member State or the ECHA may propose the classification of a substance as substance of very high concern (SVHC). If such classification occurs, the aforementioned substance will be added to the candidate list for its eventual inclusion in Annex XIV.
The inclusion of a substance in the candidate list generates legal obligations for companies producing, importing or using such substance as is, in preparations, or in items.

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Topics: SVHC, Candidate list

New consultations for seven substances regarding their identification as SVHCs

Posted by Selerant EHS on 25/09/2015

Seven new substances subject to consultation

Public consultations have been opened for seven substances by the ECHA, following dossier submissions by member states.

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Topics: SVHC, ECHA

Two new SVHC substance groups added to the Candidate List

Posted by Selerant EHS on 24/06/2015

Which substances have been added to the Candidate List?


On request of the European Commission, a Member State or the ECHA may propose the classification of a substance as substance of very high concern (SVHC). If such classification occurs, the aforementioned substance will be added to the candidate list for its eventual inclusion in Annex XIV. The inclusion of a substance in the candidate list generates legal obligations for companies producing, importing or using such substance as is, in preparations, or in items.
On the 15th of June 2015, two groups of SVHC substances have been added to the Candidate List. The first group contains 2 substances, and the second one 13.

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Topics: SVHC, ECHA

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