Five Substances Added to REACH list

ECHA, the EU agency overseeing chemicals, has announced the addition of five toxic substances to REACH – the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals regulation. They are: Tetraethyllead (TEL) (EC 201-075-4, CAS 78-00-2); 4,4′-bis(dimethylamino)-4”-(methylamino)trityl alcohol [with ≥ 0.1% w/w of Michler’s ketone (EC 202-027-5) or Michler’s base (EC 202-959-2)] (EC 209-218-2, CAS 561-41-1); Reaction products of 1,3,4-thiadiazolidine-2,5-dithione, formaldehyde…