Applications for authorisation - current consultations

The application for authorisation process includes a period of public consultation. It lasts for eight weeks.


Instructions for providing comments

Anyone can provide information on alternative substances or technologies for the uses of Annex XIV substances included in applications for authorisation. Those most likely to be interested are companies, organisations representing industry or civil society, individual citizens, as well as public authorities.

The following documents describe the public consultation process:


Document Description  
Public consultation on alternatives Presentation describing the public consultation process and the applicant's role in this process. Download
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Submission of information on alternatives Instructions of how interested third parties can submit information for the public consultation on alternatives for applications for authorisation. Download
Non-confidential template Download
Confidential template Download


Provide your comments

In order to facilitate the work of ECHA's Committees in reviewing the comments received, you are kindly invited to provide your comments in English preferably. By clicking on a link in the table below, you will get access to the full broad information on the use applied for, and to the related commenting form. Comments are welcomed from the EU or beyond.

Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation


Statistics on received applications

Consultation Number Substance Name EC Number CAS Number Deadline for comments Applicant(s) Broad information on use applied for (use name)  
0014-01 Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 08/10/2014 Vlisco Netherlands BV Use of trichloroethylene as a solvent for the removal and recovery of resin from dyed cloth
0014-02 Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 08/10/2014 Vlisco Netherlands BV Use of trichloroethylene as a solvent in a process to recover and purify resin from process water
0015-01 Diarsenic trioxide 215-481-4 1327-53-3 08/10/2014 Yara France Industrial use of diarsenic trioxide as a processing aid to activate the absorption and desorption of carbon dioxide by potassium carbonate from synthesis gas formed in the production of ammonia
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