UK REACH Authorisation List (Annex XIV)

In UK REACH (as in EU REACH) the authorisation process aims to ensure that substances of very high concern (SVHCs) are progressively replaced by less dangerous substances or technologies where feasible alternatives exist.

The list of substances in Annex XIV of UK REACH ("Authorisation List") is below:

Under Article 58(3) of UK REACH, there is a requirement for HSE to recommend priority substances for inclusion in Annex 14 from the UK candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The documents below give details on the UK REACH approach to prioritisation of substances for recommendation to Annex 14, summary of the technical rationale and the draft recommendation 2021.

Notes for the Authorisation List

The same latest application dates (LADs) and sunset dates (SDs) apply as in EU REACH except for entries 44 to 54 whose LADs will be amended to 30 June 2022 (article 127GA (7)&(8)).

The following notes are inserted for the entries  4 - 7, 10 - 12, 14 - 23, 25 and 27 - 46:

The following note is inserted for the entry 40:

does not meet the criteria for identification as a carcinogen if it contains < 0,005 % (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene (Einecs No 200-028-5)

Updated 2021-09-03