Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation

Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation

Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation

This page provides further information on the applications for authorisation or review reports, which have undergone consultation. The applications for authorisation are in the opinion development phase until the final opinions of the Committees for Risk Assessment and Socio-economic Analysis have been adopted and sent to the European Commission. Its decision-making process can be followed through the comitology register, where further information is published about the REACH Committee's past and upcoming meetings.

On 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) withdrew from the EU. The transition period provided by the withdrawal agreement ended on 31 December 2020. As of 1 January 2021, an application for an authorisation submitted by a person established in the UK (except Northern Ireland) is no longer valid in the EU, unless that application has been transferred to a legal entity established in the EU or Northern Ireland before the end of the transition period. Therefore, authorisation applications and decisions in so far as these concern persons established in the UK (except Northern Ireland) are no longer considered valid. 

 

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0129-01 Review report Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 SPOLANA s.r.o. [name of applicant in the original application: SPOLANA a.s. updated due to a notified change of corporate name] Use as an extraction solvent in caprolactam production Commission decided Details
0242-01 Review report Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 Microporous GmbH Trichloroethylene used as extraction solvent in the manufacture of polyethylene separators for lead-acid batteries Commission decided Details
0014-02 Initial Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 Vlisco Netherlands BV Use of trichloroethylene as a solvent in a process to recover and purify resin from process water Commission decided Details
0208-01 Review report Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 SAFECHEM Europe GmbH [application transferred from original Applicant: "Blue Cube Germany Assets GmbH & Co. KG” due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use of trichloroethylene as process chemical (enclosed systems) in Alcantara Material production Commission decided Details
0026-02 Initial Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 Richard Geiss GmbH Use of tricholoroethylene in packaging Commission decided Details
0014-01 Initial Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 Vlisco Netherlands BV Use of trichloroethylene as a solvent for the removal and recovery of resin from dyed cloth Commission decided Details
0024-02 Initial Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 SAFECHEM Europe GmbH [application transferred from original Applicant: "Blue Cube Germany Assets GmbH & Co. KG” due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use as process chemical (enclosed systems) in Alcantara Material production Commission decided Details
0005-02 Initial Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 201-557-4 84-74-2 DEZA a.s. Use of DBP in propellants
Formulation: Industrial use of DBP as a burning rate surface moderant, plasticiser and/or coolant in the formulation of nitrocellulose-based propellant grains.
Use at industrial site: Industrial use of DBP-containing propellant grains in manufacture of ammunition for military and civilian uses, and pyrocartridges for aircraft ejection seat safety systems [includes propellants for police force ammunition and excludes propellants intended for manual, private reloading of ammunition cartridges by civilian users, i.e., licensed individual sports shooters and hunters. No direct consumer use of DBP or its mixtures is covered by this Use.]
Commission decided Details
0007-02 Initial Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 201-557-4 84-74-2 Roxel (UK Rocket Motors) Ltd Industrial use of DBP in manufacture of solid propellants and motor charges for rockets and tactical missiles Authorisation expired Details
0006-01 Initial Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 201-557-4 84-74-2 Sasol-Huntsman GmbH & Co. KG Use of DBP as an absorption solvent in a closed system in the manufacture of maleic anhydride Commission decided Details
0005-01 Initial Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 201-557-4 84-74-2 DEZA a.s. Use of DBP as an absorption solvent in a closed system in the manufacture of maleic anhydride Commission decided Details
0007-03 Initial Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 201-557-4 84-74-2 Roxel (UK Rocket Motors) Ltd Industrial use of DBP within a specialty paint in manufacture of motors for rockets and tactical missiles Authorisation expired Details
0126-01 Initial Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 201-557-4 84-74-2 AVX NI [application transferred from: "AVX Limited" due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use in the manufacture of ceramic sheets for the production of multi-layer ceramic capacitors. Commission decided Details
0005-03 Initial Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 201-557-4 84-74-2 DEZA a.s. Industrial use of DBP in ceramic sheets and printing pastes for production of capacitors and lambda sensor elements Authorisation expired Details
0246-01 Initial 2,2'-dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) 202-918-9 101-14-4 Courbis Synthèse Annovi S.r.l.; Dansk Elastomer A/S; Durlast S.r.l.; Pieffe S.r.l.; Policart S.r.l.; R.B.M. Italia S.r.l.; Tecnocaucho S.A.; Tegea S.r.l.; Optibelt Urethane Belting Ltd.; Productos Salinas S.A.; V.M. SPA Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of hot cast polyurethane products Commission decided Details
0094-01 Initial 2,2'-dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) 202-918-9 101-14-4 REACHLaw Ltd in its legal capacity as Only Representative of Suzhou Xiangyuan Special Fine Chemical Co., Ltd Industrial use of MOCA as a curing agent/chain extender in cast polyurethane elastomer production Withdrawn Details
0225-02 Initial 4,4'-methylenebis[2-chloroaniline] 202-918-9 101-14-4 Limburgse Urethane Castings NV Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of high-performance polyurethanes specifically for heavy-duty rollers, tensioner pads and spring blocks with high reliability requirements for offshore energy and renewables sectors. Commission decided Details
0225-01 Initial 4,4'-methylenebis[2-chloroaniline] 202-918-9 101-14-4 Limburgse Urethane Castings NV Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of high-performance polyurethanes specifically for custom-made rollers with high reliability requirements for steel and aluminium sectors. Commission decided Details
0029-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Laboratoires Expanscience Use as process and extracting solvent in the manufacture of plant-derived pharmaceutical bioactive ingredients Commission decided Details
0109-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Akzo Nobel Chemicals SpA The use of 1,2-dichloroethane as recyclable solvent in the production of a polyacrylate surfactant Commission decided Details
0111-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 OLON Spa The use of 1,2 dichloroethane (1,2-DCE) as a solvent in the manufacturing of the active pharmaceutical ingredient for epirubicin. Commission decided Details
0111-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 OLON Spa The use of 1,2 dichloroethane (1,2-DCE) as a solvent in the manufacturing of the active pharmaceutical ingredient prednisolone steaglate. Commission decided Details
0060-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF SE Industrial use as a recyclable solvent and extraction agent in a closed system for purification of 1,3,5-trioxane Commission decided Details
0110-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Bayer AG [application transferred from original applicant: Bayer Pharma AG, due to a notified legal entity change] Use as an industrial solvent in the manufacture of the high-grade pure final intermediate of Iopromide, the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient for the X-ray contrast medium Ultravist® Commission decided Details
0077-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Eli Lilly Kinsale Limited [application transferred from original Applicant: Eli Lilly S.A. - Irish Branch due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use as a reaction medium and a solvating agent in mediating subsequent chemical transformation reactions leading to the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, Raloxifene Hydrochloride Commission decided Details