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Chemicals added to the SIN List November 2019

PMTs/vPvMs

Chloroform (CAS 67-66-3)

Chloroform is a solvent with many uses. It is very Persistent, very Mobile and Toxic. It has been found in rivers and drinking water.

 

Carbon tetrachloride (CAS 56-23-5)

Carbon tetrachloride is a solvent. It is an intermediate and also used as an adhesive, in dry cleaning, in fire extinguishers, and in agriculture. It has been detected in ground and surface waters. It is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

 

1,1,1-Trichloroethane (CAS 71-55-6)

This substance is used in metal cleaning and as a cutting fluid. It has been found in surface and ground water and is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

 

Tris(2-chloro-1-methylethyl) phosphate (TCPP) (CAS 13674-84-5)

This substance has various uses and can be found in leather, rubber and plastic products. It has been frequently detected in groundwater samples. It is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

 

Pentasodium pentahydrogen -n- tetrakisphosphonate (CAS 61792-09-4)

This substance is an anti-scaling and complexing agent. It is very Persistent and very Mobile.

 

N-tetrakisphosphonic acid, sodium salt (CAS 22042-96-2)

This substance is used in coatings, cleaning products and cosmetics. It is very Persistent and very Mobile.

 

Trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) (CAS 76-05-1, 2923-18-4, 2923-16-2)

This is a strong acid, detected in rain water and in the environment. The substance is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

 

PFBS (CAS 29420-49-3, 503155-89-3, 131651-65-5, 68259-10-9, 220133-51-7, 144317-44-2, 220689-12-3, 25628-08-4, 375-73-5)

PFBS is a PFAS substance that is used as a surfactant and flame retardant. It has been found in ground water, drinking water, rivers and bottled water. It is very Persistent and very Mobile.

 

FC-3284 (CAS 382-28-5)

This PFAS substance is a functional fluid. It is very Persistent and very Mobile.

N-Butylbenzenesulphonamide (CAS 3622-84-2)

This is a plasticiser that has been found in rivers, ground water and surface water. It is very Persistent and very Mobile.

 

2,2´-Azobis[2-methylbutyronitrile] (CAS 13472-08-7)

This substance is used in polymers and coatings, it is very Persistent and very Mobile.

 

2,2'-Dimethyl-2,2'-azodipropiononitrile (CAS 78-67-1)

This substance is used in polymers and coatings, it is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

 

Melamine (CAS 108-78-1)

Melamine is used in plastic, paper, electronic and in the production of melamine resin. It has many uses, including flame retardant, colourant and adhesive. It is frequently found in water and also in human breast milk and urine. It is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

 

1,2,4-Triazole (CAS 288-88-0)

This chemical is used in washing and cleaning products, in pharmaceuticals and as a photochemical. It has been detected in drinking water and is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

 

1,4,5,6,7,7-Hexachloro-8,9,10-trinorborn-5-ene-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride (CAS 115-27-5)

This substance is used as an adhesive, binding agent, and flame retardant. It is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

 

1,4-Dioxane (CAS 123-91-1)

This substance is used as a stabiliser, in water treatment and in pH regulators. It has been detected in waste water. It is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.

PBTs/vPvBs

UV-360 (CAS 103597-45-1)

This is a UV filter used in many different products such as cosmetics, rubbers, textiles and plastics. It is found in various water bodies and sediments and is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

UV-329 (CAS 3147-75-9)

This is a UV filter used in plastics, rubber, cleaning products and others. It has been detected in human breast milk, blood from dolphins and polar bears, fish and seals. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

UV-324 (CAS 70321-86-7)

This substance is a UV filter used in plastics, rubber and paint. It has been found in fish, birds, water and sediment. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

UV 928 (CAS 73936-91-1)

This is a UV filter used in coatings, paints, inks and toners. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

TDBP-TAZTO (CAS 52434-90-9)

This is a flame retardant used in plastics. It has been found in earthworms, fish and mussels. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

TTBP-TAZ (CAS 25713-60-4)

This is a flame retardant used in plastics and electronics. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

Perfluorooctane (CAS 307-34-6)

This substance has various uses in electronics and medicine. It was found in 100% of Inuit children in one study. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

FTAC (CAS 85631-54-5)

This substance is a precursor of perfluorocarboxylic acids. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

Perfluamine (CAS 338-83-0)

This substance is used in medicine and electronics. It is very Persistent and very Bioaccumulative.

 

Solvent Yellow 179 (CAS 54079-53-7)

This is a pigment used in inks, toners, paper, dyes, plastic and rubber products. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

4-(1-Methyl-1-phenylethyl)-N-[4-(1-methyl-1-phenylethyl) phenyl]aniline (CAS 10081-67-1)

This substance is used as a stabiliser in different plastics. It has been found in samples from fish and dolphins. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

Diphenylamine (CAS 68411-46-1)

This is an antioxidant used in lubricants, greases and fuels. It has been found in fish, birds, water and sediment. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

Pigment Yellow 110 (CAS 5590-18-1)

This is a pigment used in plastics, modelling clay and finger-paint among other things. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

ODHO (CAS 64338-16-5)

This is a photostabiliser used in many materials including wood, metals and plastic. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

Uvitex OB (CAS 7128-64-5)

This is a pigment and photo initiator and is used in textiles, plastics, rubber and coatings. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

Basic Blue 26 (CAS 83803-79-6)

This is a pigment used in paper chemicals, dyes and textile treatment products. It is Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.

 

Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs)

Carbon Nanotubes (CAS 308068-56-6)

Carbon Nanotubes are used in sports equipment, plastics, paints, batteries, electronic devices and more. They are Carcinogenic, Persistent and probably Toxic to Reproduction.

 

CMRs

With this update ChemSec has also added newly classified CMR (category 1A/1B) compunds, officially agreed to be included in the Classification and Labelling regulation.

 

Halosulfuron-methyl (ISO) (CAS 100784-20-1)

1-vinylimidazole (CAS 1072-63-5)

Propiconazole (ISO) (CAS 60207-90-1)

2-methylimidazole (CAS 693-98-1)

2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-4'- morpholinobutyrophenone (CAS 119313-12-1)

Spirodiclofen (ISO) (CAS 148477-71-8)

Acetaldehyde (CAS 75-07-0)

Methylmercuric chloride (CAS 115-09-3)

Dibutylbis(pentane-2,4-dionatoO,O')tin (CAS 22673-19-4)

Cobalt (CAS 7440-48-4)

1,2-dihydroxybenzene (CAS 120-80-9)

Ethanol, 2,2'-iminobis-, N-(C13-15- branched and linear alkyl) derivates (CAS 97925-95-6)

Diisohexyl phthalate (CAS 71850-09-4)

Benzo[rst]pentaphene (CAS 189-55-9)