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
Format for "Public version" Download
Format for "Complete version" 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 Name EC Number CAS Number Deadline for comments Applicant(s) Use name Status  
0033-01 Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 07/01/2016 Oy Kromatek Ab; Kova-Kromi Oy; CrTe-Plating Oy; Saizeri Plating Oy; Turun Kovakromi Oy; Veljekset Wallenius Oy; Pirkan Kovakromaus Oy Use of chromium trioxide in Cr(VI) based functional plating Opinion development
0034-01 Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 07/01/2016 Grohe AG The use of Chromium trioxide for electroplating of different types of substrates with the purpose to create a long-lasting high durability surface with bright (shiny) or matte look (Functional electroplating with decorative character) Opinion development
0034-02 Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 07/01/2016 Grohe AG The use of Chromium Trioxide for a pre-treatment step (etching) in the electroplating process Opinion development
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