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On 8 July 2021, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added 8 new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the REACH Candidate List for Authorization. This brings the list to 219 SVHC substances. The new SVHC are used in consumer products such as cosmetics, scented articles, rubber and textiles. Others are used as solvents, flame retardants or to manufacture plastics products. Most have been added to the Candidate List because they are hazardous to human health as they are toxic for reproduction, carcinogenic, respiratory sensitisers or endocrine disruptors. The two newly added substances are as follows: 



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