Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation

Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation

Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation

This page provides further information on the applications for authorisation or review reports, which have undergone consultation. The applications for authorisation are in the opinion development phase until the final opinions of the Committees for Risk Assessment and Socio-economic Analysis have been adopted and sent to the European Commission. Its decision-making process can be followed through the comitology register, where further information is published about the REACH Committee's past and upcoming meetings.

On 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) withdrew from the EU. The transition period provided by the withdrawal agreement ended on 31 December 2020. As of 1 January 2021, an application for an authorisation submitted by a person established in the UK (except Northern Ireland) is no longer valid in the EU, unless that application has been transferred to a legal entity established in the EU or Northern Ireland before the end of the transition period. Therefore, authorisation applications and decisions in so far as these concern persons established in the UK (except Northern Ireland) are no longer considered valid. 

 

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0223-01 Review report 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulphonation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of strong acid cation exchange resins. Opinions adopted
0224-01 Review report 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 EURENCO Industrial use of 1,2-Dichloroethane as a solvent for the synthesis of Polyepichlorohydrin used as a precursor in the production of Glycidyl Azide Polymer, an oligomer with hydroxyl terminations used to increase the energetic performance of propellants and explosives. Opinion development
0122-01 Review report Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate 204-211-0 117-81-7 VINYLOOP
FERRARA
S.p.A.
Formulation of recycled soft PVC containing DEHP in compounds and dry-blends Withdrawn
0123-01 Review report Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate 204-211-0 117-81-7 Plastic Planet srl Formulation of recycled soft PVC containing DEHP in compounds and dry-blends Opinions adopted
0122-02 Review report Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate 204-211-0 117-81-7 VINYLOOP
FERRARA
S.p.A.
Industrial use of recycled soft PVC containing DEHP in polymer processing by calendering, extrusion, compression and injection moulding to produce the following PVC articles: (1) articles used outside of the interior space in applications in the field of construction, civil engineering, garden features such as ponds and roofing, agriculture (including horticulture) and industrials workplaces without potential for mouthing or prolonged contact with human skin or any contact with mucous membranes; (2) articles used in interior space in industrial and agricultural workplaces; or (3) footwear used in professional, industrial and/or agricultural workplaces. Withdrawn
0123-02 Review report Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate 204-211-0 117-81-7 Plastic Planet srl Industrial use of recycled soft PVC containing DEHP in polymer processing by calendering, extrusion, compression and injection moulding to produce the following PVC articles: (1) articles used outside of the interior space in applications in the field of construction, civil engineering, garden features such as ponds and roofing, agriculture (including horticulture) and industrial workplaces without potential for mouthing or prolonged contact with human skin or any contact with mucous membranes; (2) articles used in interior space in industrial and agricultural workplaces; or (3) footwear used in professional, industrial and/or agricultural workplaces. Opinions adopted
0229-01 Review report Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 Volta Energy Solutions Hungary Kft Industrial formulation of a chromium trioxide solution below 0.1% w/w concentration for the passivation of copper foil used in the manufacture of Lithium Ion Batteries (LiB) for motorised vehicles Opinion development
0222-01 Review report Sodium dichromate 234-190-3
7789-12-0
10588-01-9
Gruppo Colle.S.r.l. Use of Sodium dichromate as mordant in wool dyeing with dark colours. Opinion development
0227-01 Review report Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 ROQUETTE Frères Use as a processing aid in the biotransformation of starch to obtain betacyclodextrin Opinion development
0129-01 Review report Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 SPOLANA s.r.o. [name of applicant in the original application: SPOLANA a.s. updated due to a notified change of corporate name] Use as an extraction solvent in caprolactam production Commission decided
0208-01 Review report Trichloroethylene 201-167-4 79-01-6 Blue Cube Germany Assets GmbH & Co. KG Industrial use of trichloroethylene as process chemical (enclosed systems) in Alcantara Material production Opinions adopted
0029-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Laboratoires Expanscience Use as process and extracting solvent in the manufacture of plant-derived pharmaceutical bioactive ingredients Commission decided
0060-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF SE Industrial use as a recyclable solvent and extraction agent in a closed system for purification of 1,3,5-trioxane Commission decided
0079-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulphonation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of strong acid cation exchange resins Commission decided
0083-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 EURENCO Industrial use of 1,2-Dichloroethane as a solvent for the synthesis of Polyepichlorohydrin used as a precursor in the production of Glycidyl Azide Polymer, an oligomer with hydroxyl terminations used to increase the energetic performance of propellants and explosives Commission decided
0120-01 Initial 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Microbeads AS Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulfonation reaction of crosslinked polystyrene beads in the manufacture of ion exchange resins for purification of radioactive waste Commission decided
0109-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Akzo Nobel Chemicals SpA The use of 1,2-dichloroethane as recyclable solvent in the production of a polyacrylate surfactant Commission decided
0108-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 ORGAPHARM Use as an process solvent in the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient: Nefopam hydrochloride Commission decided
0077-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Eli Lilly Kinsale Limited [application transferred from original Applicant: Eli Lilly S.A. - Irish Branch due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use as a reaction medium and a solvating agent in mediating subsequent chemical transformation reactions leading to the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, Raloxifene Hydrochloride Commission decided
0078-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2
  • Specialty Electronic Materials Italy srl [name of lead applicant in the original application: DOW ITALIA S.R.L. updated due to a notified legal entity change]
  • DSP S.A.S. [name of co-applicant in the original application: Dow France SAS updated due to a notified legal entity change]
Industrial use as a sulphonation swelling agent of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the production of strong acid cation exchange resins Commission decided
0108-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 ORGAPHARM Use as a process solvent in the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient: Flecainide acetate Commission decided
0079-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent and reaction medium during the phthalimidomethylation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of anion exchange and chelating resins Commission decided
0081-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 GRUPA LOTOS S.A. Use as an extraction solvent in the de-waxing of petroleum vacuum distillates and de-asphalted oil and de-oiling of slack wax for the production of base oils and paraffinic waxes. Commission decided
0107-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 emp Biotech GmbH Use as a solvent in manufacture of polymeric particles for pharmaceutical and research purification processes Commission decided
0076-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF plc - [Decision discontinued as of 01/01/2021; application transferred from original Applicant: BASF SE due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use as solvent and crystallisation medium in the synthesis of the EU biocide flocoumafen (ISO) Discontinued as of 01 January 2021
0082-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Cytiva Sweden AB [name of applicant in the original application: GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences AB updated due to a notified change of corporate name] Industrial use of 1,2-dichloroethane as an emulsifying solvent in the manufacture of porous particles for beaded chromatography and cell culture media. Commission decided
0076-01 Initial 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF SE Industrial use as solvent and crystallisation medium in the synthesis of the EU pesticide bentazone (ISO) Commission decided
0080-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 H&R Ölwerke Schindler GmbH
H&R Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Spezialitäten GmbH
Industrial use as a solvent and anti-solvent of the feedstock and intermediate product streams in the combined de-waxing and de-oiling of refining of petroleum vacuum distillates for the production of base oils and hard paraffin waxes Commission decided
0111-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 OLON Spa The use of 1,2 dichloroethane (1,2-DCE) as a solvent in the manufacturing of the active pharmaceutical ingredient for epirubicin. Commission decided
0111-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 OLON Spa The use of 1,2 dichloroethane (1,2-DCE) as a solvent in the manufacturing of the active pharmaceutical ingredient prednisolone steaglate. Commission decided
0110-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Bayer AG [application transferred from original applicant: Bayer Pharma AG, due to a notified legal entity change] Use as an industrial solvent in the manufacture of the high-grade pure final intermediate of Iopromide, the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient for the X-ray contrast medium Ultravist® Commission decided
0094-01 Initial 2,2'-dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) 202-918-9 101-14-4 REACHLaw Ltd in its legal capacity as Only Representative of Suzhou Xiangyuan Special Fine Chemical Co., Ltd Industrial use of MOCA as a curing agent/chain extender in cast polyurethane elastomer production Opinions adopted
0225-01 Initial 4,4'-methylenebis[2-chloroaniline] 202-918-9 101-14-4 Limburgse Urethane Castings NV Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of high-performance polyurethanes specifically for custom-made rollers with high reliability requirements for steel and aluminium sectors. Opinions adopted
0225-02 Initial 4,4'-methylenebis[2-chloroaniline] 202-918-9 101-14-4 Limburgse Urethane Castings NV Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of high-performance polyurethanes specifically for heavy-duty rollers, tensioner pads and spring blocks with high reliability requirements for offshore energy and renewables sectors. Opinions adopted
0192-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Pfizer Manufacturing Belgium NV The use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO))(Triton X-100) as a surfactant within a lubricant used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical drug products. Opinions adopted
0175-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Merck KGaA Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (technical grade) as raw material for the manufacturing of GMP Triton® X-100 Emprove® Expert according to IPEC standards Opinions adopted
0180-04 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Bio-Rad Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its detergent properties used for extraction, viral inactivation and purification of biological material further formulated and /or coated on articles intended for IVD applications Opinions adopted
0202-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Merckle-GmbH-Ulm The use of 4-OPnEO as an emulsifier in a silicone oil emulsion for siliconization of pre-filled syringes in a medicinal product Opinions adopted
0186-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Beckman Coulter Ireland Inc.;
Immunotech S.R.O.;
Immunotech S.A.S.
Formulation of OPnEO solutions in European sites for use as laboratory products. Laboratory products are used as intermediate solutions for preparation of finished laboratory products (finished goods) or in-process use. Opinions adopted
0206-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Phadia GmbH; Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics UAB Use as component of buffer solutions for the production of purified proteins (cell extraction, chromatographic purification and solvent exchange) and in-process and final Quality Control testing; intended for use as laboratory reagents in Scientific Research and Development and In Vitro Diagnostic applications at Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics UAB Opinions adopted
0140-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - DIAGNOSTICA STAGO Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its detergent properties in the process of cell lysing for the production of in-vitro diagnostic reagents (Asserachrom® HPIA, Asserachrom® HPIA–IgG and Asserachrom® PF4 and STA®-Néoplastine® R15 assays). Opinions adopted
0201-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Zoetis Belgium S.A. Professional use as a surfactant in kits, kit reagents and buffer solutions in 18 veterinary In Vitro Diagnostic devices (IVDs) including one SERELISA, six ProFLOK, six WITNESS and five VetScan. The use is carried out by professional users in diagnostic laboratories and veterinary clinics to detect certain diseases in pets and farm animals Opinion development
0139-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics - [Application void as of 01/01/2021] Formulation of 4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated (as Triton X-100) for use in the manufacture of in vitro diagnostic VITROS® products used for infectious disease screening, endocrinology, and oncology testing. Application void as of 01 January 2021
0154-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products GmbH Use of OPE in formulation of IVD-kit reagents Opinions adopted
0166-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Rousselot bvba Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol ethoxylated as a surfactant in the manufacturing of low endotoxin gelatin Opinions adopted
0203-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - PPG Europe B.V. in its legal capacity as Only Representative of PRC DeSoto International Inc. – OR5; Sealants Europe SAS; PPG Industries (UK) Ltd.; Boeing Distribution, Inc. – [Decision discontinued as of 01/01/2021]; Aviall UK Inc.; Wesco Aircraft EMEA Ltd (Poland); HAAS GROUP INTERNATIONAL SP. Z.O.O [application transferred from: “Wesco Aircraft EMEA, LTD (UK)” due to a notified legal entity change] The formulation of a hardener component containing OPE in Aerospace and Defence (A&D) two-part polysulphide sealants. Opinions adopted
0143-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - bioMérieux SA Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its detergent properties, used for the extraction of biological material which is further formulated and intended for clinical and industrial in vitro testing applications. Opinions adopted
0154-05 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products GmbH Use of IVD-wash solutions on diagnostic analyser systems Opinions adopted
0177-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Rentschler Biopharma SE Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated in a washing buffer applied during a purification step in the manufacture of the monoclonal antibody Dinutuximab beta Opinions adopted
0184-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Lilly France S.A.S.; Eli Lilly Italia S.p.A. Industrial formulation (dilution) of a silicone solution containing 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated and its subsequent use as a lubricant in the manufacture of medicinal product delivery devices Opinions adopted



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