Perfluoro substance added to REACH candidate list

Perfluorohexane-1-sulfonic acid and its salts, known as PFHxS, has been lined up for potential authorisation under REACH

PFHxS can be used to make carpets stain-resistant, although its consumption within the EU is minimal. Photograph: Andriy Popov/123RFECHA had added the 174th substance to its candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHC).

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