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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 UK REACH process for identifying SVHCs will be similar to the EU REACH process. Further information on this will be published soon.

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


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 2021-03-26