ECHA Launched Public consultations on 27 Applications for Authorization

Feb. 17th, 2016

On 10 February 2016, the European Chemical Agency launched consultation on 27 applications for authorization covering 39 uses of the following 3 substances. The consultation period will expire on 6 April 2016. Any comments if available shall be submitted before that date.

Substance Name

Use Description

Chromium VI compounds

Used in surface treatment, hard and functional chrome plating, cooling systems, passivation of tin plates, production of copper foils, production of coloured stainless steel, and manufacture of sodium chlorate/chlorite. These uses take place in various industry sectors such as chemical industry, aerospace, automotive, electronics, lithography

1,2-dichloroethane (EDC)

Used as solvent in the production of a polymer


Used as solvent in the manufacture of an active pharmaceutical ingredient

More information is available on the ECHA Website.

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