28.07.2020

Eleven new substances in REACH Annex XIV

Following respective recommendations by ECHA the European Commission included 11 further substances into REACH Annex XIV, among them several borate compounds and UV stabilisers (benzotriazole derivatives (Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/171 of 6 February 2020). With the Annex XIV listing these substances will not be allowed to be used in the future unless an application for authorisation for specific uses is submitted. For several substances, short dates for submitting authorisations were set (end of 2021).


Name                                                                                                       EC #                                 CAS #
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dihexyl ester, branched and linear      271-093-5                         68515-50-4

Dihexyl phthalate                                                                                 201-559-5                         84-75-3

1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters                            -                                        -
or mixed decyl and hexyl and octyl diesters
with ≥ 0.3% of dihexyl phthalate (EC No. 201-559-5)    

Trixylyl phosphate                                                                               246-677-8                          25155-23-1

Sodium perborate, perboric acid, sodium salt                                      -                                         -
Perboric acid, sodium salt
EC No.: 234-390-0 | CAS No.: 11138-47-9
Sodium perborate EC No.: 239-172-9 | CAS No.: 15120-21-5   

Sodium peroxometaborate                                                                  231-556-4                           7632-04-4

5-sec-butyl-2-(2,4-dimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)-5-methyl-                   -                                          -
1,3-dioxane [1], 5-sec-butyl-2-(4,6-dimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)-
5-methyl-1,3-dioxane [2]
covering any of the individual stereoisomers of [1] and [2] or
any combination thereof       

2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328)                   247-384-8                           25973-55-1

2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(5-chlorobenzotriazol-2-yl)phenol (UV-327)            223-383-8                          3864-99-1

2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(tert-butyl)-6-(sec-butyl)phenol (UV-350)   253-037-1                          36437-37-3

2-benzotriazol-2-yl-4,6-di-tert-butylphenol (UV-320)                           223-346-6                           3846-71-7

For questions regarding REACH authorisation please contact Klaus Schneider.