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REACH 2024 Restricted Chemical List (Annex XVII)

REACH stands for:

Registration: Chemical producers are required to register safety data for all chemicals produced.
Evaluation: Experts from member states and the European Agency evaluate safety data for higher volume chemicals and other chemicals of concern.
Authorization: Chemicals that are "substances of very high concern" (SVHC) are to be phased out and replaced with safer alternative chemicals.
Restriction: Chemicals may be completely banned or some uses of the chemicals can be restricted.

The following is the 2024 updated list of REACH restricted compounds and substances, not to be confused with the larger SVHC list of 200+ substances that are not yet restricted. RoHs restricted substances are shown bolded:

1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP)
2-(2-butoxyethoxy)ethanol (DEGBE)
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol (DEGME)
2-naphthylamine and salts
4-Aminobiphenyl xenylamine and salts
Ammonium and compounds: nitrates, polysulphides, sulphide, hydrogen sulphides, inorganic salts
Arsenic and compounds
Asbestos fibers
Azocolourants and Azodyes
Benzidine and salts
Bis(pentabromophenyl)ether (decaBDE)
Bisphenol A
Bromoacetic acid esters: Butyl bromoacetate, Propyl bromoacetate, Ethyl bromoacetate, Methyl bromoacetate
Cadmium and compounds
Chloroethene and Chloroethylene (Vinyl chloride)
Chromium VI and compounds
CMR substances in textiles
Coal tars: low-temp oils, alkalines, acids, extracts, phenols, distillates; anthracene, creosote, naphthalene oils
Di-µ-oxo-di-n-butylstanniohydroxyborane / Dibutyltin hydrogen borate C8H19BO3Sn (DBB)
Dimethylfumarate (DMF)
Diphenylether, octabromo derivative C12H2Br8O
Directive 1999/45/EC dangerous liquids
EC 1272/2008 Annex VI Part 3 carcinogens, mutagens, and reprotoxins per category 1A, 1B (Table 3.1) or 1, 2 (Table 3.2)
Flammable gases (Cat 1,2), liquids (Cat 1,2,3), solids (Cat 1,2) that in water emit flamable gases (Cat 1,2,3) of pyrophoric liquids, solids (Cat 1)
Lead and compounds
Mercury and compounds
Methylenediphenyl diisocyanate (MDI)
Monomethyl -tetrachlorodiphenyl methane (Ugilec 141)
Monomethyl-dibromo-diphenyl methane bromobenzylbromotoluene, mixture of isomers (DBBT)
Monomethyl-dichloro-diphenyl methane (Ugilec 121/21)
Nickel and compounds
Nonylphenol C6H4(OH)C9H19 and Nonylphenol ethoxylates
Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE) (C2H4O)nC15H24O
Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4), Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5)
Organostannic compounds
Pentachlorophenol and salts, esters
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and salts
Phenylmercury: 2-ethylhexanoate, acetate, neodecanoate, octanoate, propionate
Phthalates: 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C8-10-branched alkyl esters, C9-rich, 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C9-11-branched alkyl esters, C10-rich, Di-isononyl phthalate (DINP), Di-isodecyl phthalate (DIDP), Di-n-octyl phthalate (DNOP)
Phthalates: Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)
Polybromobiphenyls, Polybrominatedbiphenyls (PBB)
Polychlorinated terphenyls (PCTs)
Polycyclic-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP), Benzo[e]pyrene (BeP), Benzo[a]anthracene (BaA), Chrysen (CHR), Benzo[b]fluoranthene (BbFA), Benzo[j]fluoranthene (BjFA), Benzo[k]fluoranthene (BkFA), Dibenzo[a,h]anthracene (DBAhA)
Soap bark powder (Quillaja saponaria) and saponine derivatives
Tris (2,3 dibromopropyl) phosphate
Tris(aziridinyl) phosphinoxide