23/09/2016 - Press release

ECHA recommends authorising critical continued uses of chromium trioxide under strict conditions

ECHA’s scientific committees adopted a total of 61 positive draft or final opinions at their September meetings. These mainly concern the carcinogen chromium trioxide. The Committee’s opinions evaluate the risks of continuing use, recommending strict conditions where necessary to limit exposure to workers. 


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Start date: 10/08/2016 Deadline: 05/10/2016
Consultations: 1

Calls for comments and evidence

Start date: 13/07/2016 Deadline: 04/10/2016
Substances: 1
Start date: 31/08/2016 Deadline: 23/11/2016
Substances: 1

Identification of substances of very high concern

Start date: 06/09/2016 Deadline: 21/10/2016
Substances: 6


Start date: 15/06/2016 Deadline: 15/12/2016
Restriction proposals: 2

Testing proposals

Start date: 01/09/2016 Deadline: 17/10/2016
Testing proposals: 9

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