SVHCs in Philips products


The table below gives specific examples of REACH SVHCs for some Philips product categories. For other product categories, the information is disclosed via different channels. The reported SVHCs are based on knowledge that was available, from the applicable SVHC list, at the time of publishing.

Philips product category
Substance of Very High Concern
CAS number
Components of electric and electronic equipment
This substance may be present in e.g. lead solders, as an alloying element in steel and aluminum, in galvanized steel components and in copper alloys (applications exempted by the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU, Annexes III and IV). For example, lead in X-ray shielding.
Portable mesh nebulizer
2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328)
This substance may be present in the handset button.
Used in the manufacture of silicone polymers such as gaskets and o-rings
Dodecamethyl-cyclohexasiloxane (D6)
This substance may be present as a residue from the manufacturing process.
3D glasses
Boric acid



This substance may be present in the lenses of 3D glasses.
Sonalleve MR-HIFU (healthcare equipment)
This substance may be present in the QA Phantom for the Sonalleve MR-HIFU in more than 0.1% but less than 0.25% of the phantom weight.
Lithium-Manganese Dioxide Cylindrical and Coin-type (CR) Battery
1,2-dimethoxyethane; ethylene glycol dimethyl ether (EGDME)
This substance is used as a solvent for electrolyte inside the battery.
Professional Lighting fluorescent TLD Secura lamps
Phenol, 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-bis (1,1-dimethylpropyl)
This substance may be present in protective coatings for glass fragment retention.
PUVA Phototherapy fluorescent lamps
Silicic acid (H₂Si₂O₅), barium salt (1:1), lead-doped
This substance is used in internal coatings for color /09 type fluorescent lamps used for PUVA Phototherapy applications.
Core M2s (Mobile Controller Console – healthcare equipment)

Diarsenic pentaoxide

Diarsenic trioxide

Triethyl arsenate

Arsenic acid





These substances may be present in electric component within the DVD-R.
For an overview of chemicals management in Philips products, please click here.

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