SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern)

detection possibilities:
- Safety data sheet (mandatory for mixtures)

* According to REACH, Art. 57, SVHC are substances that are carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR substances, category 1A and 1B) and substances that are persistent, bioaccumulative and/or toxic (PBT substances), very persistent and/or very bioaccumulative (vPvB substances) or of comparable concern for other reasons.

Special obligations apply to those substances with SVHC properties that are mentioned in the so-called "candidate list" (REACH Article 59( 1)) The current status of the candidate list can be viewed on the homepage of the European Chemicals Agency ECHA:

SVHC - Substance of Very High Concern
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