ECHA (European Chemical Agency) has published the information requirements for the data base of articles containing chemicals on the REACH “Candidate List” of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). Declaration to this “SCIP Database” will be mandatory for all concerned substances and products from 5th January 2021. Information requirements specified and published by ECHA include identification of the article, name and concentration range of the SVHC chemicals, in what material the SVHC is present (e.g. different polymers and plastics), where the SVHC is present in complex products and indications for safe use and disassembly of the article or product. Flame retardants which are on the SVHC candidate list are: Boric acid, Dechlorane Plus, Disodium tetraborate, DecaBDE, Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD), Short Chain Chlorinated Paraffins, Tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate, Trixylyl phosphate, DecaBDE.
ECHA SCIP Database https://echa.europa.eu/scip-database
REACH Candidate List: https://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/candidate-list-table