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2021, an application for an authorisation submitted by a person established in the UK (except Northern Ireland) is no longer valid in the EU, unless that application has been transferred to a legal entity established in the EU or Northern Ireland before the end of the transition period.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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0183-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - DIAGAST Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its amphiphilic, surfactant and non-haemolytic properties, to create controlled hydrophilic spots on porous hydrophobic membranes (solid form) for in vitro diagnostic kits for blood testing via antigen/antibody reaction in the following product ranges: ABTest Card®, ABD PAD® and M-TRAP® cartridges for the ONYX® system. Opinions adopted
0140-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - DIAGNOSTICA STAGO Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO in view of controlling the amount of non-specific reactions in the production of in-vitro diagnostic reagents (STA® - Liatest® D-Di assays). Opinions adopted
0199-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Sanquin Reagents B.V. Use of Triton™ X-100 (4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated) in formulation of components for IVD kits. 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
0171-05 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Roche Diagnostics GmbH Use of Octyl- and Nonylphenolethoxylates in the production of proteins and the conjugation of latex beads, both being used as components or for the production of components of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assays, research or quality control products and other, e.g. analytical applications (processes specified in Appendix 1 to the AoA) Opinions adopted
0176-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - LFB BIOMEDICAMENTS Use as virus inactivation into the manufacture process of plasma-derived immunoglobulins. Opinions adopted
0141-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - SEBIA Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its wetting detergent properties in the production of buffers, reagents and gel supports allowing the dissolution, the dilution and the good spreading of substrates and reagents, necessary to optimize the functioning and the sensitivity of gel electrophoresis in vitro diagnostic tests. Opinions adopted
0156-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Sanofi Pasteur Use of Octoxynol-9 for virus splitting and inactivation step in the manufacturing of influenza vaccines Opinions adopted
0158-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Swords Laboratories Industrial use of the substance as a surfactant in the purification of the biopharmaceutical drug Orencia, used for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Adult Psoriatic Arthritis Opinions adopted
0167-05 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Abbott GmbH [name of applicant in the original application: Abbott GmbH & Co. KG updated due to a notified change of corporate name] Industrial use as a surfactant in the extraction and purification of antigens for incorporation into In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) for clinical testing using ARCHITECT, Alinity and ABBOTT PRISM automated analyser systems. Opinions adopted
0168-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Abbott Diagnostics GmbH Professional use as a surfactant, in wash buffer components used in conjunction with Fluorescence In Situ Hybridisation (FISH) test kits and/or their Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) equivalents, in clinical diagnostic use for medical analysis of human tissue and blood samples to identify characteristic genetic abnormalities related to specific disease conditions. Opinions adopted
0186-06 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Beckman Coulter Ireland Inc.
Immunotech S.R.O
Immunotech S.A.S.
Beckman Coulter France S.A.S.
Beckman Coulter Česká republika s.r.o.
Beckman Coulter UK - [Application void as of 01/01/2021]
Beckman Coulter S.L.U
Beckman Coulter SPA Italy;
BC Distribution B.V
Downstream use of OPnEO-containing laboratory products designed for use in flow cytometry, genomics and particle characterization laboratory instruments and assays for quality control and research and development. Opinions adopted
0200-05 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - QIAGEN GmbH; STAT-Dx Life S.L.; QIAGEN Ltd. [Application void as of 01/01/2021]; QIAGEN Manchester Ltd. [Application void as of 01/01/2021]; QIAGEN Distribution B.V. Professional downstream use of 4-tert-OPnEO/4-NPnEO in the purification of biomaterial and blocking of non-specific bindings for the use in in-vitro Diagnostic and Life Sciences kits with regulatory impact of the product groups sample preparation, PCR, sequencing (and immunoassay for 4-tert-OPnEO only) Opinions adopted
0157-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Merck Biodevelopment SAS
Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies (UK) Ltd - [Application void as of 01/01/2021]
Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as a detergent in the purification process of G-CSF (Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor) inclusion bodies Opinions adopted
0143-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - bioMérieux SA Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its non-ionic detergent properties in the formulation of reagents for molecular clinical and industrial in vitro preparative and testing applications. Opinions adopted
0171-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Roche Diagnostics GmbH Use of Octyl- and Nonylphenolethoxylates in the formulation and filling of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assays specified in Appendix 1 to the AoA. Opinions adopted
0197-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - MERCK MILLIPORE LIMITED Downstream use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as component of mixed cellulose ester membranes. Opinions adopted
0167-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Abbott Ireland
Abbott GmbH [name of applicant in the original application: Abbott GmbH & Co. KG updated due to a notified change of corporate name]
Industrial use as a surfactant in the formulation of In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) for clinical testing using ARCHITECT, Alinity and ABBOTT PRISM automated analyser systems. Opinions adopted
0145-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - BioMarin International Limited Industrial use as a surfactant to perform viral inactivation of biological proteins in the manufacture of a biopharmaceutical Final Bulk Drug Substance (FBDS) for Gene Therapy products for the treatment of rare conditions in the human population. Opinions adopted
0141-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - SEBIA Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its detergent properties resulting in cellular lysis and protein interactions rupture and required for the production of reagents involved in the determination of proteins of interest in gel and capillary electrophoresis IVD tests. Opinions adopted
0185-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - IDEXX EUROPE B.V.;
IDEXX Montpellier SAS
Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated in vitro diagnostic veterinary products (SNAP tests and ELISA Plate tests) as an ingredient in the wash solutions, sample diluents, control solutions, conjugate solutions, SNAP wash solutions, tissue soaking buffers and detection solutions Opinions adopted
0201-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Zoetis Belgium S.A.; Delpharm Biotech Industrial use in formulation of kits, kit reagents and buffer solutions in two WITNESS and three SERELISA veterinary In Vitro Diagnostic devices (IVDs) used for detecting certain diseases in pets and farm animals Opinion development
0226-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - LETI Pharma, S.L.U. [name of applicant in the original application: Laboratorios LETI, S.L.U. updated due to a notified change of corporate name] Use of 4-tert-OPnEO in aqueous buffers during the manufacturing process of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (Protein Q) of the veterinary vaccine LetiFend® Opinions adopted
0186-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Beckman Coulter Ireland Inc. In-process production use of OPnEO as a washing buffer used in the coating of in vitro diagnostic immunoassay particles. Opinions adopted
0143-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - bioMérieux SA Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its non-ionic detergent to control the level of non-specific reactions in the formulation of in vitro reagents for clinical and industrial in vitro testing immunoassays. Opinions adopted
0198-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals The use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO))(Triton X-100) as a surfactant in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals – Post-Production Cleaning. Opinion development
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
0240-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Alexion Pharma International Operations Unlimited Company Industrial use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated for virus inactivation in the manufacture Andexanet alfa for treatment of adult patients treated with a direct factor Xa (FXa) inhibitor when reversal of anticoagulation is needed due to life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding Opinion development
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
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
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
0163-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Wallac Oy Formulation of 4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated (as Triton X-100) into enhancement solutions and DELFIA standard and maintenance solutions used in In Vitro Diagnostic assays and RUO products as well as maintenance of instruments as a critical ingredient for detection process while measuring europium (or other lanthanide) content of the assay solution Opinions adopted
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
0200-07 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - QIAGEN GmbH; QIAGEN Ltd. [Application void as of 01/01/2021]; QIAGEN Manchester Ltd. [Application void as of 01/01/2021]; QIAGEN Distribution B.V. Professional downstream use of 4-tert-OPnEO/4-NPnEO in the purification of biomaterial and blocking of non-specific bindings for Life Sciences kits without regulatory impact of the product groups sample preparation, PCR and sequencing 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
0195-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - RSI ChemRep Europe Ltd (O002) OR for OraSure Technologies Inc Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as surfactant in in –vitro diagnostic device developer solution. Opinion development
0198-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals The use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO))(Triton X-100) as a surfactant in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals - Viral Inactivation and associated processes. Opinion development
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
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
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
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
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
0154-04 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products GmbH Use of IVD-kit reagents on diagnostic analyser systems Opinions adopted
0170-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Octapharma AB Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated as component of a chromatography column regeneration solution during the manufacture of a recombinant-derived Factor VIII Opinions adopted
0160-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Roche Diagnostics GmbH Use of Octylphenolethoxylates as emulsifier in the siliconisation of glass containers used as primary packaging for medicinal products (NeoRecormon® and MIRCERA®). Opinions adopted
0164-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Swedish Orphan Biovitrum The use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO))(Triton X-100) as a surfactant in manufacture of biopharmaceuticals by Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB. Opinions adopted
0165-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Eli Lilly Kinsale Limited Industrial use of a 4-tert-octylphenol ethoxylate compound, as a patient safety viral inactivation reagent in the manufacture of human medicines produced from biological systems Opinions adopted
0180-05 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Bio-Rad Industrial use of raw material containing 4-tert-OPnEO for protein stabilization for veterinary in vitro diagnostic application Opinions adopted
0200-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - QIAGEN GmbH; STAT-Dx Life S.L. Formulation and filling of buffer solutions containing 4-tert-OPnEO/4-NPnEO for the manufacturing of and use in in-vitro Diagnostic and Life Sciences kits of the product groups sample preparation, PCR and sequencing Opinions adopted



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