Five new entries added to the EU REACH Authorisation List

September 09, 2022

Companies that need to continue to use or place on the European Economic Area (EEA) market any of the substances below should apply for authorisation before 1 November 2023. Import, supply or use of any of these substances after the Sunset date of 1 May 2025 will be illegal unless a valid exemption applies, an authorisation is in place or an application for authorisation submitted before 1 November 2023 remains undetermined.

Table 1. New substances added to Annex XIV on 8 April 2022

Substance name EC No. CAS No. Example trade names Latest application date Sunset Date Intrinsic property
Tetraethyllead 201-075-4 78-00-2 Avgas 100LL 01-Nov-2023 01-May-2025 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
4,4'-bis(dimethylamino)-4"-(methylamino)trityl alcohol (with ≥ 0,1 % of Michler’s ketone (EC No 202-027-5) or Michler’s base (EC No 202-959-2)) 209-218-2 561-41-1 Solvent violet 8 01-Nov-2023 01-May-2025 Carcinogenic (Article 57a)
Reaction products of 1,3,4-thiadiazolidine-2,5-dithione, formaldehyde and 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear (RP-HP) with ≥0.1% w/w 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear (4-HPbl)

Formaldehyde, reaction products with phenol heptyl derivs. and 1,3,4-thiadiazolidine-2,5-dithione

Formaldehyde, reaction products with branched and linear heptylphenol, carbon disulfide and hydrazine



























































Endocrine disrupting properties (Article 57(f) - environment)









2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (DOTE) 239-622-4 15571-58-1 EVICOM IR69, Thermolite 890 01-Nov-2023 01-May-2025 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)
Reaction mass of 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate and 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4-[[2-[(2-ethylhexyl)oxy]-2-oxoethyl]thio]-4-octyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (reaction mass of DOTE and MOTE) 915-270-3 -   01-Nov-2023 01-May-2025 Toxic for reproduction (Article 57c)


TSG can help you to:

  • Determine how and when these new entries to Annex XIV impact you and your supply chain
  • Prepare a practical roadmap so you can navigate authorisation, meet your compliance obligations and effectively manage your business risks, including evaluating opportunities to avoid the need for authorisation through substitution
  • Prepare and submit an application for authorisation if the path to successful substitution is not clear or timely, and/or use is required after the Sunset date

Preparing a robust application dossier takes many months and beginning work as early as possible is advisable to minimise business continuity risks. The Commission will grant an authorisation with a time-bound review period if an application is successful. There may be an option to extend the review period if required.

TSG helps organisations around the world manage their authorisation obligations and, when needed, submit applications under EU and UK REACH. Get in contact today at [email protected] to discuss how REACH authorisation requirements affect your business.

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