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Table 1 Examples of SVHCs in consumer articles and notifications by producers

From: Where are the SVHCs?

Notified SVHC (number of notifications1) CAS No. Examples of use in articles for consumers Annual production volumes in tons per year2
Boric acid (15) 10043-35-3, 11113-50-1 Articles for decoration made from ceramic, articles from glass or ceramic intended for food contact, e.g., table ware, cups and plates, photo paper 100,000–1,000,000
Disodium tetraborate, anhydrous (10) 1303-96-4, 1330-43-4, 12179-04-3 Food contact materials, glass articles and ceramic articles, photo paper, waste ink absorbers 100,000–1,000,000
Lead monoxide (lead oxide) (7) 1317-36-8 Automotive batteries, accumulator, piezoceramic sensor 100,000–1,000,000
Pitch, coal tar, high temp. (3) 65996-93-2 Clay target 100,000–1,000,000
DEHP (132) 117-81-7 A large variety of articles, mainly plastic articles: flooring, artificial leather, toys, insulation material for cables and electric and electronic devices, packaging material 10,000–100,000
Annex XIV3 No. 4
Annex XVII4 No. 51
Diazene-1,2-dicarboxamide (C,C′-azodi(formamide)) (14)
123-77-3
Luggage and leather goods, plastics, rubber, wallpaper 10,000–100,000
1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (9) 872-50-4 Flexible PVC hose 10,000–100,000
HBCDD (35) 25637-99-4, 3194-55-6, 134237-50- 6, 134237- 51-7, 134237-52-8 Products with insulation materials 10,000–100,000
Annex XIV No. 3
Dibutyl phthalate DBP (20) 84-74-2 A very large variety of articles, mainly soft plastic articles: flooring, artificial leather, toys, insulation material for cables and electric and electronic devices, packaging material 1000–10,000
Annex XIV No. 6
Annex XVII No. 51
Bis(pentabromophenyl) ether (decabromodiphenyl ether, DecaBDE) (7) 1163-19-5 Non-woven fabrics 1000–10,000
Diboron trioxide (7) 1303-86-2 Articles from glass or ceramic for decorative purposes, or intended for food contact, generator and marine engine 1000–10,000
Lead sulfochromate yellow (C.I. Pigment Yellow 34) (4) 1344-37-2 Building material, fences, inflatable articles 1000–10,000
Lead chromate molybdate sulfate red (C.I. Pigment Red 104) (4) 12656-85-8 Building material, fences, inflatable articles, mat, signs, tarpaulin covers, tent 1000–10,000
Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) (3)85-68-7 Medical disposables, outdoor seating furniture, plastic packaging, power cord 1000–10,000
Annex XIV No. 5
Cadmium (1) 7440-43-9 Battery or battery pack 1000–10,000
Lead titanium zirconium oxide (9) 12626-81-2 Piezoceramic sensor, ultrasonic spray films in a humidifier 100–1000
2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328) (5) 25973-55-1 Labels, reflective signs, safety glass sheets and windshields 100–1000
Diisobutyl phthalate DIBP (19) 84-69-5 A very large variety of articles, mainly soft plastic articles: e.g., flooring, artificial leather, toys, insulation material for cables and electric and electronic devices, packaging material 1–10
Annex XIV No. 7
Alkanes, C10-13, chloro (short-chain chlorinated paraffins) (7) 85535-84-8 Electronic articles and accessories, lamps and microwave dishes, luggage and leather goods, plastic articles Annex XVII No. 42
4-Nonylphenol, branched and linear, ethoxylated (5) Safety glass sheets and windshields Annex XVII No. 42
Lead chromate (2) 7758-97-6 Building material, fences, inflatable articles, mat, signs, tarpaulin covers, tent Annex XIV No. 10
Annex XVII No. 28
Toxic to reproduction category 1
Aluminosilicate refractory Ceramic Fibers (21) (no CAS No) Insulation articles  
  1. 1Number of notifications by producers as indicated in [23]
  2. 2Annual production volumes given are the amounts used in articles and non-articles according to the REACH registration dossiers [22]
  3. 3Annex XIV: list of substances subject to authorization [1]
  4. 4Annex XVII: restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, preparations and articles [1]