Registry of restriction intentions until outcome

Registry of restriction intentions until outcome

Registry of restriction intentions until outcome

The registry of restriction intentions until outcome lists the intentions and Annex XV restriction proposals received by ECHA.

A restriction proposal may be prepared by a Member State or by ECHA at the request of the Commission or on its own initiative for substances in the Authorisation List. It is a legal requirement for a Member State to notify ECHA of its intention to prepare a restriction dossier. The advance notice enables interested parties to plan and prepare for commenting later on.

Interested parties can follow the progress of a proposal through the restriction process, from the notification of the intention to the adoption of the final opinions by the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) and the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC), and the adoption of the restriction by the European Commission.

Stakeholders are encouraged to submit any relevant information to the dossier submitters during the preparation of the restriction proposal and during the consultations. Information to motivate any exemptions to the scope described in the intention is particularly useful to receive in the preparatory phase of the dossier.


EC / List no: 212-828-1 CAS no: 872-50-4
CLP Annex VI Index number
Further substance information
Details on the scope of restriction
Manufacturing, and all industrial and professional uses of the substance, where workers’ exposure exceeds a level specified in the restriction.
Reason for restriction
NMP is a substance used in numerous industrial applications and in numerous products. Releases during industrial processes cause worker exposure. Our main concern is the use of NMP in coatings and cleaners for consumers and professionals. At this moment it is not clear if combined exposures may lead to unacceptable risks introducing some uncertainty or lack of possible exposure scenarios in the risk assessment. This possible concern remains difficult to quantify at this stage. It, however, can also not be stated that there is no concern at all. We consider the restriction the most appropriate risk management option because in our view authorization is less proportional and less practical.
The dossier was resubmitted on 9 August 2013, as it was not found to be in conformity by the Risk Assessment Committee in June 2013
Commission decided
Date of intention
Expected date of submission
Withdrawal date
Reason for withdrawal
Start of Call for Evidence consultation
Deadline for comments on the Call for Evidence
Start of second Call for Evidence consultation
Deadline for comments on the second Call for Evidence
Start of third Call for Evidence consultation
Deadline for comments on the third Call for Evidence
Restriction report (and annexes)
Information note on restriction report
Start of Annex XV report consultation
1st deadline for comments on Annex XV report
Final deadline for comments on Annex XV report
Comments on Annex XV report
Opinion of RAC (and minority positions)
Draft opinion of SEAC
RAC & SEAC (draft) Background document (and annexes)
Start of SEAC draft opinion consultation
Deadline for comments on SEAC draft opinion
Comments on SEAC draft opinion
Compiled RAC and SEAC opinion (and minority positions)
Final background document (and annexes)
Adopted restriction/Commission communication
Latest update
First published

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