Category Archives: Boron

New substances added to the REACH Candidate List

On 27th June 2018 ECHA has added 10 new chemical substances/mixtures to the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) for authorization, so it now contains 191 chemical entries. The 10 new entries are: Three cyclic siloxanes 1. Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) 2. Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) 3. Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6) Comment: Some uses of D4 and D5 are…
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ECHA adds new chemicals to the Candidate List

A few days ago 4 new substances were added til the REACH Candidate List which now contains 155 substances. It was e.g. cadmium chloride. Cadmium compounds are well-known for various toxic effects, including cancer and kidney damage, and mass-intoxications have occurred, and other cadmium compounds such as cadmium oxide and cadmium sulfide are already in…
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