REACH adds 10 new chemicals to Annex XIV

Last week on Wednesday, June 20th, another 10 priority substances were put forward for Annex XIV. REACH and the chemicals listing of chemicals in Annex XIV have the potential to affect any company doing business in Europe or involved with any industries in Europe. Even companies with no European ties at all are finding themselves affected by the loss of chemicals from the market. Through collaboration with Granta in the UK, Rowan can keep you up to date with REACH and other regulatory changes, while providing information on viable alternatives to restricted chemicals. With new additions continuing to be added to the list, companies have to be sure to keep watching for updates. To go to the document containing all the information about these ten new chemicals, click here. Below is a simplified table of the chemicals.

Note that item 4, Strontium Chromate, is a widely used corrosion inhibitor for aircraft primers.