EU Adds 24 CMR Substances to REACH Restriction List

Jul. 05th, 2023
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Restriction on the newly added 24 CMR substances will apply from December 1, 2023.

On June 8, 2023, European Commission announced to add 24 entries of CMR substances to Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. The list of substances was published in Commission Regulation (EU) 2023/1132 on the Official Journal of the European Union on June 9. The amendment will come into force on December 1, 2023.

As required by Annex XVII, any substances classified as categories 1A or 1B carcinogenic, mutagenic or reproductive toxicant (CMRs) will be prohibited from being placed on the market, used, or supplied to the general public. This restriction applies to substances listed in Appendices 1 to 6 of Appendix XVII and to mixtures containing substances above specified concentration.

The details of the amendments are shown below: 

1. In Appendix 2: Add 4 carcinogenic substances (category 1A) as follows:

Substances Index No EC No CAS No
Divanadium pentaoxide; vanadium pentoxide 023-001-00-8 215-239-8 1314-62-1
Cumene 601-024-00-X 202-704-5 98-82-8
2,2-dimethylpropan-1-ol, tribromo derivative; 3-bromo-2,2-bis(bromomethyl)propan-1-ol 603-243-00-6 253-057-0 36483-57-5; 1522-92-5
Benzophenone 606-153-00-5 204-337-6 119-61-9

2. In Appendix 6: Add 20 reproductive toxic substances (category 1B) as follows:

Substances Index No EC No CAS No
Ammonium bromide 035-005-00-7 235-183-8 12124-97-9
Dibutyltin bis(2-ethylhexanoate) 050-032-00-4 220-481-2 2781-10-4
Dibutyltin di(acetate) 050-033-00-X 213-928-8 1067-33-0
Tellurium 052-001-00-0 236-813-4 13494-80-9
Tellurium dioxide 052-002-00-6 231-193-1 7446-07-3
Barium diboron tetraoxide 056-005-00-3 237-222-4 13701-59-2
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol; diethylene glycol monomethyl ether 603-107-00-6 203-906-6 111-77-3
2,4,6-tri-tert-butylphenol 604-097-00-6 211-989-5 732-26-3
4,4′-sulphonyldiphenol; bisphenol S 604-098-00-1 201-250-5 80-09-1
2-ethylhexanoic acid and its salts, with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 607-230-00-6
Pentapotassium 2,2′,2″,2″’,2″”-(ethane-1,2-diylnitrilo)pentaacetate 607-734-00-6 404-290-3 7216-95-7
N-carboxymethyliminobis(ethylenenitrilo)tetra (acetic acid) 607-735-00-1 200-652-8 67-43-6
Pentasodium(carboxylatomethyl)iminobis (ethylenenitrilo)tetraacetate 607-736-00-7 205-391-3 140-01-2
Perfluoroheptanoic acid; tridecafluoroheptanoic acid 607-761-00-3 206-798-9 375-85-9
6-[C12-18-alkyl-(branched, unsaturated)-2,5-dioxopyrrolidin-1-yl]hexanoic acid, sodium and tris(2-hydroxyethyl)ammonium salts 607-763-00-4
6-[(C10-C13)-alkyl-(branched, unsaturated)-2,5-dioxopyrrolidin-1-yl]hexanoic acid 607-764-00-X 2156592-54-8
6-[C12-18-alkyl-(branched, unsaturated)-2,5-dioxopyrrolidin-1-yl]hexanoic acid 607-765-00-5
Theophylline; 1,3-dimethyl-3,7-dihydro-1H-purine-2,6-dione 613-342-00-6 200-385-7 58-55-9
N-(2-nitrophenyl)phosphoric triamide 616-238-00-9 477-690-9 874819-71-3
Reaction mass of 3-(difluoromethyl)-1-methyl-N-[(1RS,4SR,9RS)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-9-isopropyl-1,4-methanonaphthalen-5-yl]pyrazole-4-carboxamide and 3-(difluoromethyl)-1-methyl-N-[(1RS,4SR,9SR)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-9-isopropyl-1,4-methanonaphthalen-5-yl]pyrazole-4-carboxamide [> 78 % syn isomers < 15 % anti isomers relative content]; isopyrazam 616-240-00-X 881685-58-1

The regulation can be accessed here.

Source: ChemLinked

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