Opinions of the RAC adopted under specific ECHA's Executive Director requests

The Committee for Risk Assessment has issued the following opinions:

Title and mandate
RAC opinion
Background document
Other documents
Date of opinion
Minority positions

Request to RAC to prepare the supplementary opinion on the restriction dossier on lead in outdoor shooting and fishing

Mandate [PDF]

         

Request to the Committee
for Risk Assessment to set a DNEL for 2-ethylhexyl
10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (DOTE)

Mandate [PDF]

         

Request to the Committee for Risk Assessment to examine the feasibility of finding a threshold in the context of applications for authorisation and review reports in the cases of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP)

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]     26 November 2021  

Request to prepare a supplementary opinion on the restriction dossier on intentionally-added microplastics

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]        

Request to set a DNEL for Trixylyl phosphate (TXP)

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]        

Request to prepare a supplementary opinion on some derogations from the restrictions on C9-C14 perfluorocarboxylic acids (C9-C14 PFCA), their salts and related substances and on perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related substances

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]   Art 77 3 c request PFOA and PFCAs derogations [PDF]    

Request to RAC to review the RAC opinion in relation to the harmonised classification of lead

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]  

Annex I [PDF]
Annex II [PDF]
RCOM [PDF]
RCOM  Attachments [ZIP]

16 September 2021  

Request to RAC to review new information on acute inhalation toxicity in relation to the harmonised classification of EGBE

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]   Records of targeted publication and attachment [PDF] 10 December 2020  

Request to the Committee for Risk Assessment to review new information in relation to the harmonised classification and labelling of the substance N-carboxymethyliminobis (ethylenenitrilo)tetra(acetic acid) (DTPA-H5, EC Number: 200-652-8); Pentapotassium 2,2',2'',2''',2''''-(ethane-1,2-diylnitrilo)pentaacetate (DTPA-K5, EC number: 404-290-3); and Pentasodium (carboxylatomethyl)iminobis(ethylenenitrilo)tetraacetate (DTPA-Na5, EC Number: 205-391-3)

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]   Annex [PDF] 11 June 2020  

Request to the Committee for Risk Assessment for an opinion on the M-factors for long-term aquatic hazard for the copper substances listed in Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1179

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]   Annex I [PDF]
Annex II [PDF]
15 March 2019  

Request to review a derogation request for the restriction on PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related substances (entry 68 of Annex XVII to REACH)

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]        

Request to consider a condition in the opinion on the application for authorisation for chromium trioxide by Wesco Aircraft EMEA Limited

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]     8 June 2018  

Evaluation of occupational exposure limits (OELs) for nickel and its compounds, acrylonitrile and benzene.

Mandate [PDF]

Acrylonitrile opinion [PDF]
Benzene opinion [PDF]
Nickel and its compounds opinion [PDF]

Acrylonitrile Annex 1 [PDF]
Benzene Annex 1 [PDF]
Nickel and its compounds Annex 1 [PDF]
Acrylonitrile Annex 2 [DOC]
Benzene Annex 2 [DOC]
Nickel and its compounds Annex 2 [DOC]
09 March 2018  

Evaluation of occupational exposure limits (OELs) for MOCA and for arsenic acid and its inorganic salts

Mandate [PDF]

Arsenic opinion [PDF]
MOCA opinion [PDF]

  Commission note to ECHA 29 May 2017  

Creation of a joint task force of RAC and SCOEL on scientific aspects and methodologies related to the exposure of chemicals at the workplace

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion Tasks 1 and 3 [PDF]
Opinion Task 2 [PDF]

    28 February 2017

06 December 2017
 

Resolving the differences in scientific opinions of RAC and SCOEL as regards exposure levels for NMP

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]

 

 

   

Opinion on setting Specific Concentration Limits (SCLs) for Phenol, dodecyl-, branched; Tetrapropenylphenol (TPP) as proposed by Chevron Oronite SAS

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]

 

RAC Opinion 5/12/2013 [PDF]
Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]
Annex 5 [PDF]

05 December 2014  

Risk assessment of an increased concentration limit in benzene in natural gas

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]  

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]

28 November 2014  

Gallium arsenide in relation to toxicity to
reproduction

Mandate [PDF]
Revised Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]  

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 3 [PDF]
Annex 4 [PDF]
Annex 5 [PDF]

23 July 2013 Minority position [PDF]

Phenolic benzotriazoles (UV-320 and UV-328)

specific target organ toxicity

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]  

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]

10 June 2013  

Evaluation of new scientific evidence concerning DINP and DIDP

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]   Draft review report [PDF] 8 March 2013  

Epoxiconazole

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]  

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]
Annex 3 [PDF]

 

11 March 2011  

Risk of the use of borates in photographic applications by consumers

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]

Background document  [PDF]   29 April 2010  

Gallium arsenide
(Carcinogencity)

Mandate [PDF]

GaAs opinion [PDF]

 

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 3 [PDF]
Annex 4 [PDF]
Annex 5 [PDF]

01 December 2011  

Epoxiconazole

(toxicity to reproduction).

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]

 

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]
Annex 4 [PDF]
Annex 5 [PDF]
Annex 6 [PDF]

28 November 2012