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NO. 002/11 JANUARY 2011

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(cont’d) CANDIDATE LIST – 15 SVHCS ADOPTED ON 28 OCTOBER 2008

SUBSTANCE NAME

EC NO. (CAS NO.)

CLASSIFICATION

POSSIBLE APPLICATIONS IN TEXTILE AND FOOTWEAR INDUSTRIES

CHEMICAL CATEGORY

Hexabromocyclododec ane (HBCDD)

247-148-4 and 221-695-9 (134237-50-6) (134237-51-7)

PBT

Flame retardant in polyester, acrylic and polypropylene Used in polyurethane and polystyrene foam

Flame retardants

(134237-52-8)

Bis(tributyltin) oxide

200-268-0

(TBTO)

(56-35-9)

Diarsenic pentoxide

215-116-9 (1303-28-2)

PBT

C, Cat. 1

Biocides in agriculture Preservative in manufacture of textiles and paint Catalyst in polymerization

Manufacture of pesticides, dyes and prints Metal alloy and metallurgical industries

Biocides

Diarsenic trioxide

215-481-4 (1327-53-3)

C, Cat. 1

Preparation of arsenic containing pesticides, herbicides and leather preservatives

Triethyl arsenate

427-700-2 (15606-95-8)

C, Cat. 1

Preservatives in wood and textiles

Anthracene

Lead hydrogen arsenate

204-371-1 (120-12-7)

232-064-2 (7784-40-9)

PBT

C, Cat. 1 R, Cat. 1

Manufacture of dyeing intermediates Anthraquinone and tannin Insecticides, fungicides, gasoline anticoagulation agent

PAHs

Wood preservatives & pesticides (phased out) Not commonly applied in Textile and Footwear Industries

Lead compounds

ABBREVIATIONS C = carcinogenic; M = mutagenic; R = toxic for reproduction; PBT = persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic substances; vPvB = very persistent and very bioaccumulative substances; Cat. = Category; PAHs = polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; SCCP = short chain chlorinated paraffins

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