In an article published on June 10, 2016, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) informed about a proposal by its Member State Committee (MSC) to identify dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP, CAS 84-61-7) as a substance of very high concern (SVHC) and include it in the Candidate List based on its toxicity for reproduction and endocrine disrupting effects to humans. DCHP is included in the ESCO and FACET inventories of FCM substances. The MSC further proposed to place UV-filter 3-benzylidene camphor (CAS 15087-24-8) on the Candidate List based on its endocrine disruptive effects to the environment. The proposals will be sent to the European Commission for decision making.

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ECHA (June 10, 2016). “MSC sends two SVHC proposals to the Commission for decision making.