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(3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluorooctyl)silanetriol and any of its mono-, di- or tri-O-(alkyl) derivatives - - 01/04/2015 28/05/2015 The objective of this call is to gather information from as many relevant stakeholders as possible for the preparation of an Annex XV restriction dossier on polyfluorinated silanes in combination with one or more organic solvents in aerosol spray cans sold to the general public.
1,2-dichloroethane 203-458-1 107-06-2 02/02/2022 16/03/2022 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report investigating whether to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
1,4-dioxane 204-661-8 123-91-1 17/03/2021 17/06/2021 This call for evidence is intended to gather information on 1,4-dioxane and substances containing 1,4-dioxane as a constituent or impurity, specifically on manufacture, uses of the substance(s) as such or in mixtures, market development of these substances and emissions related to the manufacture and uses of these chemicals, on the feasibility of removal of 1,4-dioxane from other substances and process waters and the socio-economic impacts of a REACH restriction.
1,6,7,8,9,14,15,16,17,17,18,18-Dodecachloropentacyclo[12.2.1.16,9.02,13.05,10]octadeca-7,15-diene (“Dechlorane Plus”™) 236-948-9
13560-89-9
135821-74-8
135821-03-3
20/09/2017 20/10/2017 The UK has submitted an SVHC proposal for Dechlorane PlusTM (DP). The purpose of this call for evidence is to gather information on use pattern and socio-economic factors (including availability of alternatives) to help make informed decisions on the need for additional regulatory risk management action.
1,6,7,8,9,14,15,16,17,17,18,18-Dodecachloropentacyclo[12.2.1.16,9.02,13.05,10]octadeca-7,15-diene (“Dechlorane Plus”™) [covering any of its individual anti- and synisomers or any combination thereof] 236-948-9
13560-89-9
135821-74-8
135821-03-3
01/04/2020 15/06/2020 Call for evidence on the manufacture, import, use and placing on the market of Dechlorane plus, as well as on the possibility for substitution, potential alternatives and on the socio-economic impacts of substitution. Information on recycling, emissions and on the use in articles is also of interest.
1-bromopropane 203-445-0 106-94-5 18/08/2021 29/09/2021 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report investigating whether to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
1-tert-butyl-3,5-dimethyl-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene; musk xylene 201-329-4 81-15-2 13/05/2015 15/07/2015 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report proposing not to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
10 Annex XIV phthalates: entries 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 44, 45, and 46 - - 08/12/2021 26/01/2022 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report investigating whether to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
2,4-Dinitrotoluene 204-450-0 121-14-2 27/01/2021 10/03/2021 Call for evidence on ECHA’s draft article 69(2) restriction proposal report aims to collect further information in support of a possible restriction proposal, as well as comments on the draft report and its conclusions.
4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A) and structurally related bisphenols of similar concern for the environment - - 22/10/2021 22/12/2021 Bisphenol A and structurally related bisphenols of similar concern for the environment
4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A) and structurally related bisphenols of similar concern for the environment - - 14/10/2020 15/02/2021 This call for evidence aims to investigate the manufacture, import, use and placing on the market of Bisphenol A and structurally related bisphenols of similar concern for the environment, as well as on the possibility for substitution, potential alternatives and on the socio-economic impacts of substitution. Information on the life cycle, emissions to the environment and the use in articles and occurrence in polymers is also of interest.
Alkanes, C14-17, chloro 287-477-0 85535-85-9 11/11/2020 15/12/2020 Call for evidence to support the preparation of an SVHC Annex XV report by ECHA on Alkanes, C14-17, chloro. SVHC identification may lead to risk management via a REACH restriction. Information is requested on the manufacture, import, use, exposure and environmental release of Alkanes, C14-17, chloro in the EU/EEA, as well as on the possibility for substitution (potential alternative substances or techniques) and on the socio-economic impacts of substitution. Information on the structure of the supply chain is also of interest.
Anthracene oil 292-602-7 90640-80-5 17/09/2021 29/10/2021 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report investigating whether to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
Arsenic acid 231-901-9 7778-39-4 03/02/2021 17/03/2021 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report proposing not to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP); Benzo[e]pyrene (BeP); Benzo[a]anthracene (BaA); Chrysen (CHR); Benzo[b]fluoranthene (BbFA); Benzo[j]fluoranthene (BjFA); Benzo[k]fluoranthene (BkFA); Dibenzo[a,h]anthracene (DBAhA)
200-028-5
205-892-7
200-280-6
205-923-4
205-911-9
205-910-3
205-916-6
200-181-8
50-32-8
192-97-2
56-55-3
218-01-9
205-99-2
205-82-3
207-08-9
53-70-3
01/06/2017 31/07/2017 Collection of information on:
-information related to the content of individual PAHs listed in the entry 50 and analytical methods used to establish this content, and
-current availability of suitable, alternative low-PAH raw materials, particularly carbon black and extender oils, used to manufacture rubber and plastic components.
Bis (4-aminophenyl)methane; 4,4’-Diaminodiphenylmethane; MDA 202-974-4 101-77-9 13/05/2015 15/07/2015 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report proposing not to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)
201-553-2
201-557-4
201-622-7
204-211-0
84-69-5
84-74-2
85-68-7
117-81-7
24/04/2015 24/06/2015 ECHA and the Danish Competent Authority call for evidence to identify the current uses of the four phthalates in articles, the phthalate content and phthalates migration rates from these articles, as well as other relevant information for the preparation of an Annex XV restriction dossier.
Bis(pentabromophenyl) ether (decabromodiphenyl ether) (DecaBDE) 214-604-9 1163-19-5 16/10/2013 15/12/2013 Call for evidence on the challenges in substituting DecaBDE
Cadmium and cadmium compounds 231-152-8 7440-43-9 14/01/2013 11/02/2013 Call for evidence on the use of cadmium and cadmium compounds in plastic
Cadmium and cadmium compounds 231-152-8 7440-43-9 04/07/2013 29/08/2013 Second call for evidence on the use of cadmium and cadmium compounds in plastic
Calcium Cyanamide 205-861-8 156-62-7 21/03/2018 17/05/2018 Call for evidence on the use of calcium cyanamide as a fertiliser
Chromium VI compounds - - 03/02/2021 17/03/2021 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report proposing not to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
Cobalt(II) sulphate; Cobalt dichloride; Cobalt(II) dinitrate; Cobalt(II) carbonate; Cobalt(II) diacetate
233-334-2
231-589-4
233-402-1
208-169-4
200-755-8
10124-43-3
7646-79-9
10141-05-6
513-79-1
71-48-7
28/06/2017 28/09/2017 To identify the conditions of use of the five cobalt salts that may give rise to exposure to industrial and professional workers (specifically for those uses identified as intermediates by the REACH registrants), potential alternatives available, and relevant socio-economic information for the preparation of an Annex XV restriction dossier.
Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) 208-764-9 541-02-6 15/10/2014 01/12/2014 Call for evidence on documents submitted by the UK related to concerns about the PBT/vPvB properties of D4/D5
Di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP) 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C8-10-branched alkyl esters, C9-rich (DINP) di-“isodecyl” phthalate (DIDP) 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C9-11-branched alkyl esters, C10-rich (DIDP)
249-079-5
271-090-9
247-977-1
271-091-4
28553-12-0
68515-48-0
26761-40-0
68515-49-1
07/05/2012 31/07/2012 The objective of this call is to gather information from interested parties on ECHA’s draft review report, in particular any relevant new scientific evidence that was not assessed, for the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) to provide a scientific opinion on it.
Diarsenic trioxide; Diarsenic pentaoxide
215-481-4
215-116-9
1327-53-3
1303-28-2
09/11/2016 09/01/2017 Call for evidence on ECHA’s report proposing not to initiate a restriction under Article 69(2)
Formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers 200-001-8 50-00-0 11/01/2018 11/04/2018 Call for evidence on the use of formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers in mixtures or in articles
Formaldehyde releasers - - 13/07/2016 04/10/2016 Call for evidence on the use of formaldehyde releasers on their own, in mixtures or in articles, by workers, professionals and consumers
Fuels/oils for decorative lamps and grill lighter fluids labelled R65 or H304 - - 03/06/2014 30/08/2014 Call for evidence to identify the opportunities in substituting fuels/oils for decorative lamps and grill lighter fluids labelled R65 or H304.
Isocyanates - - 08/10/2015 01/12/2015 The objective of this call is to gather information from as many relevant stakeholders as possible for the preparation of an Annex XV restriction dossier on isocyanates).

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Lead and its compounds 231-100-4 7439-92-1 01/04/2015 11/06/2015 Call for comments on the proposed guideline on the scope of the upcoming amendment of restriction provisions of Entry 63 of Annex XVII on: Lead and its compounds in articles supplied to the general public that can be mouthed by children.
Lead and its compounds 231-100-4 7439-92-1 16/12/2015 15/02/2016 Call for evidence on the use of lead compounds as stabilisers in PVC.
Lead and its compounds 231-100-4 7439-92-1 03/10/2019 16/12/2019 The purpose of the call for evidence is to collect information to assess the impacts of a possible restriction on the placing on the market and use of lead in ammunition (gunshot and bullets) and fishing tackle.
Lead and its compounds 231-100-4 7439-92-1 18/04/2016 21/07/2016 Call for evidence on the use of lead in shots over wetlands
Lead and its compounds - - 10/07/2019 26/09/2019 Gather evidence to re-evaluate certain derogations to entry 63 of annex XVII of REACH
Lead chromate, lead sulfochromate yellow (C.I. Pigment Yellow 34); lead chromate molybdate sulphate red (C.I. Pigment Red 104)
231-846-0
215-693-7
235-759-9
7758-97-6
1344-37-2
12656-85-8
21/02/2018 09/04/2018 Call for evidence on ECHA’s draft screening report aims to collect further information in support of a possible restriction proposal, as well as comments on the draft screening report and its conclusions.
Lead in jewellery 231-100-4 7439-92-1 19/04/2017 22/08/2017 Call for evidence to identify information necessary to review the current restriction on lead in Jewellery (Commission Regulation (EU) No 836/2012), specifically related to alternatives for the derogated articles and a possible migration limit.
Medium-chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCP) - - 06/10/2021 28/11/2021 Call for evidence to support the preparation of a restriction proposal on MCCP. The information gathered will be used to assess the risks posed by the use of MCCP and the socio-economic impacts of any restrictions proposed to address the risks.
Medium-chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCP) - - 23/02/2022 25/03/2022 Call for evidence to support the preparation of a restriction proposal on medium-chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCP) and other substances that may contain ‘chloroalkanes with carbon chain lengths within the range from C14 to C17’
microplastics - - 01/03/2018 11/05/2018 Call for evidence on the use of intentionally added microplastic particles in products of any kind.
N,N-dimethylacetamide; (DMAC) 1-ethylpyrrolidin-2-one (NEP)
204-826-4
220-250-6
127-19-5
2687-91-4
18/12/2019 13/03/2020 Preparation of an Annex XV restriction dossier on the use of DMAC and NEP
Nickel and its compounds 231-111-4 7440-02-0 25/01/2017 19/04/2017 Call for comments on the proposed guideline on the articles intended to come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin in relation to restriction entry 27 of Annex XVII to REACH: Nickel and its compounds
Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) 209-136-7 556-67-2 15/10/2014 01/12/2014 Call for evidence on documents submitted by the UK related to concerns about the PBT/vPvB properties of D4/D5
Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5)
209-136-7
208-764-9
556-67-2
541-02-6
03/05/2017 03/08/2017 To identify the current uses of D4/D5 in consumer and professional products, the content of D4/D5 and emission rates from these articles, as well as other relevant information for the preparation of an Annex XV restriction dossier.
octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4); decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5); dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6)
209-136-7
208-764-9
208-762-8
556-67-2
541-02-6
540-97-6
02/05/2018 18/06/2018 Use of octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4), decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) and dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6) in consumer and professional products.
Oxo-degradable plastics - - 28/03/2018 31/05/2018 Call for evidence on oxo-degradable plastics and the additives used in this application.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) - - 19/07/2021 17/10/2021 Call for evidence on a restriction for PFAS
per-and polyfluorinated alkyl substances PFAS (specific PFCAs (C9-C20) and other fluorinated substances) - - 13/01/2017 15/02/2017 The German and Swedish call for evidence to gather information on manufactured and imported amounts of the respective substances groups and their potential alternatives, their uses as well as the economic effects linked to the uses.
Perfluorohexane-1-sulphonic acid, its salts and related substances - - 11/07/2018 22/08/2018 Call for evidence on the manufacture, import and use of the substances, as well as on the possibility for substitution, potential alternatives and on the economic impacts of substitution. Information on emissions and on the use in articles is also of interest.
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), and any other linear or branched perfluoroheptyl derivative with the formula C7F15-X and any linear or branched perfluorooctyl derivative with the formula C8F17-X (where X=any group, including salts, other than F, Cl, Br), except those derivatives with the formula C8F17-SO2X', C8F17-C(=O)OH or C8F17-CF2-X' (where X'=any group, including salts) 206-397-9 335-67-1 30/04/2014 The German and Norwegian Call for evidence to identify uses, quantities and the availability as well as technical and economic feasibility of alternatives in terms of PFOA and PFOA-related substances.