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2021, an application for an authorisation submitted by a person established in the UK (except Northern Ireland) is no longer valid in the EU, unless that application has been transferred to a legal entity established in the EU or Northern Ireland before the end of the transition period.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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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
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 Nouryon Chemicals SPA [name of the applicant in the original application: Akzo Nobel Chemicals SpA updated due to a change of corporate name] The use of 1,2-dichloroethane as recyclable solvent in the production of a polyacrylate surfactant 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
0108-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 ORGAPHARM Use as an process solvent in the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient: Nefopam hydrochloride Commission decided Details
0223-01 Review report 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulphonation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of strong acid cation exchange resins. Commission decided Details
0224-01 Review report 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 EURENCO Industrial use of 1,2-Dichloroethane as a solvent for the synthesis of Polyepichlorohydrin used as a precursor in the production of Glycidyl Azide Polymer, an oligomer with hydroxyl terminations used to increase the energetic performance of propellants and explosives. Commission decided Details
0083-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 EURENCO Industrial use of 1,2-Dichloroethane as a solvent for the synthesis of Polyepichlorohydrin used as a precursor in the production of Glycidyl Azide Polymer, an oligomer with hydroxyl terminations used to increase the energetic performance of propellants and explosives Commission decided Details
0079-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulphonation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of strong acid cation exchange resins Commission decided Details
0120-01 Initial 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Microbeads AS Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulfonation reaction of crosslinked polystyrene beads in the manufacture of ion exchange resins for purification of radioactive waste Commission decided Details
0078-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2
  • Specialty Electronic Materials Italy srl [name of lead applicant in the original application: DOW ITALIA S.R.L. updated due to a notified legal entity change]
  • DSP S.A.S. [name of co-applicant in the original application: Dow France SAS updated due to a notified legal entity change]
Industrial use as a sulphonation swelling agent of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the production of strong acid cation exchange resins Commission decided Details
0079-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent and reaction medium during the phthalimidomethylation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of anion exchange and chelating resins Commission decided Details
0107-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 emp Biotech GmbH Use as a solvent in manufacture of polymeric particles for pharmaceutical and research purification processes Commission decided Details
0108-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 ORGAPHARM Use as a process solvent in the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient: Flecainide acetate Commission decided Details
0081-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Rafineria Gdańska Sp. z o.o. [name of applicant in the original application: GRUPA LOTOS S.A. updated due to a notified legal entity change] Use as an extraction solvent in the de-waxing of petroleum vacuum distillates and de-asphalted oil and de-oiling of slack wax for the production of base oils and paraffinic waxes. Commission decided Details
0076-01 Initial 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF SE Industrial use as solvent and crystallisation medium in the synthesis of the EU pesticide bentazone (ISO) Commission decided Details
0076-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF plc - [Decision discontinued as of 01/01/2021; application transferred from original Applicant: BASF SE due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use as solvent and crystallisation medium in the synthesis of the EU biocide flocoumafen (ISO) Discontinued as of 01 January 2021 Details
0082-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Cytiva Sweden AB [name of applicant in the original application: GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences AB updated due to a notified change of corporate name] Industrial use of 1,2-dichloroethane as an emulsifying solvent in the manufacture of porous particles for beaded chromatography and cell culture media. Commission decided Details
0080-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 H&R Ölwerke Schindler GmbH
H&R Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Spezialitäten GmbH
Industrial use as a solvent and anti-solvent of the feedstock and intermediate product streams in the combined de-waxing and de-oiling of refining of petroleum vacuum distillates for the production of base oils and hard paraffin waxes 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
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
0360-03 Initial 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate 239-622-4 15571-58-1 Galata Chemicals GmbH; REAGENS SPA; PMC Vlissingen Netherlands B.V. Industrial manufacture of PVC articles through extrusion, injection, calendering and coating using mixtures containing DOTE as stabilizer Opinion development Details
0360-02 Initial 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate 239-622-4 15571-58-1 Galata Chemicals GmbH; REAGENS SPA; PMC Vlissingen Netherlands B.V. Formulation of PVC dry mixtures (granules and pellets) containing DOTE Opinion development Details
0360-01 Initial 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate 239-622-4 15571-58-1 Galata Chemicals GmbH; REAGENS SPA Formulation of liquid mixtures containing DOTE Opinion development 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
0170-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Octapharma AB
Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsgesellschaft m.b.H
Octapharma S.A.S.
Octapharma Produktionsgesellschaft Deutschland mbH
Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated as detergent for a virus inactivation step (solvent/detergent treatment) during the manufacture of plasma-derived and recombinant medicinal products Commission decided Details
0139-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics - [Application void as of 01/01/2021] Formulation of 4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated (as Triton X-100) for use in the manufacture of in vitro diagnostic VITROS® products used for infectious disease screening, endocrinology, and oncology testing. Application void as of 01 January 2021 Details
0140-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - DIAGNOSTICA STAGO Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO in view of controlling the amount of non-specific reactions in the production of in-vitro diagnostic reagents (STA® - Liatest® D-Di assays). Commission decided Details
0200-07 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - QIAGEN GmbH; QIAGEN Ltd. [Application void as of 01/01/2021]; QIAGEN Manchester Ltd. [Application void as of 01/01/2021]; QIAGEN Distribution B.V. Professional downstream use of 4-tert-OPnEO/4-NPnEO in the purification of biomaterial and blocking of non-specific bindings for Life Sciences kits without regulatory impact of the product groups sample preparation, PCR and sequencing Commission decided Details
0169-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Janssen Vaccines & Prevention BV
Janssen Biologics B.V.
4-tert-Octylphenol ethoxylate is used as a lysing agent for the permeabilization of the host cell membrane to release adenovirus particles used for the manufacture of vaccines. Its use allows the selective elimination of enveloped adventitious viruses and is compatible with the chemicals needed to control the host cell DNA precipitation in the next process step. Commission decided Details
0206-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Phadia GmbH; Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics UAB Use as component of buffer solutions for the production of purified proteins (cell extraction, chromatographic purification and solvent exchange) and in-process and final Quality Control testing; intended for use as laboratory reagents in Scientific Research and Development and In Vitro Diagnostic applications at Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics UAB Commission decided Details
0161-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG Use of Octylphenolethoxylates as emulsifier in the siliconisation of glass containers used as primary packaging for two specific medicinal products (NutropinAq® and Lucentis®) of one pharmaceutical company. Commission decided Details
0167-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Abbott Ireland
Abbott GmbH [name of applicant in the original application: Abbott GmbH & Co. KG updated due to a notified change of corporate name]
Abbott Diagnostics GmbH
Professional use as a surfactant in the final use of In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) for clinical testing using ARCHITECT, Alinity and ABBOTT PRISM automated analyser systems. Commission decided Details
0187-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - AGC Biologics A/S Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as Triton X-100 as detergent for the inactivation of viruses in the production of therapeutic proteins using mammalian cell hosts in projects where processes have been approved by the authorities (GMP compliant) Commission decided Details
0200-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - QIAGEN GmbH Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO/4-NPnEO in the purification of biomaterial and blocking of non-specific bindings for the use in in-vitro Diagnostic and Life Sciences kits of the product groups sample preparation, PCR and sequencing Commission decided Details
0141-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - SEBIA Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its detergent properties resulting in cellular lysis and protein interactions rupture and required for the production of reagents involved in the determination of proteins of interest in gel and capillary electrophoresis IVD tests. Commission decided Details
0163-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Wallac Oy Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated (as Triton X-100) in enhancement solutions and DELFIA standard and maintenance solutions as a critical ingredient for detection process while measuring europium (or other lanthanide) content in In Vitro Diagnostic assays and RUO products or during maintenance of instruments Commission decided Details
0197-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - MERCK MILLIPORE LIMITED Industrial use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as a surface-active ingredient for the production of two types of mixed cellulose ester membranes (lateral flow and microfiltration membranes). Commission decided Details
0188-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Wallac Oy Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (as Triton X-100) in the assay buffer of the GSP® Neonatal GALT kit used for the semi-quantitative determination of galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase (GALT) activity Commission decided Details
0206-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Phadia GmbH; B∙R∙A∙H∙M∙S GmbH Coating Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Receptor onto articles used as components of IVD reagent systems at B∙R∙A∙H∙M∙S GmbH and Phadia GmbH Commission decided Details
0154-05 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products GmbH Use of IVD-wash solutions on diagnostic analyser systems Commission decided Details
0167-04 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Abbott Ireland Professional use of system solutions (Pre-Trigger and Trigger) in the final use of the In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) on ARCHITECT and Alinity automated analyser systems. Withdrawn Details
0193-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Yposkesi Use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its non-ionic detergent properties for the cell membrane lysis and viral clearance during the development and manufacturing of viral vectors in medicinal products dedicated to human use (Investigational and Authorized Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product). Commission decided Details
0138-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma
GmbH & Co. KG; Boehringer
Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG
Use of 4-tert-OPnEO in a washing buffer to purify biological APIs (active pharmaceutical ingredients) during the production of Palivizumab and Moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk. Commission decided Details
0204-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Biokit S.A. Professional use of 4-tert-OPnEO as a detergent during the final use of latex-based, ELISA and CLIA In-Vitro-Diagnostic kits. Commission decided Details
0180-05 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Bio-Rad Industrial use of raw material containing 4-tert-OPnEO for protein stabilization for veterinary in vitro diagnostic application Commission decided Details