Submitted Restriction proposals

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Lead and its compounds 231-100-4 7439-92-1 Restriction on the use of lead shots over wetlands. The harmonisation of the conditions of use of lead in shot in wetlands is a priority at EU level, as national legislation has already been enacted by some Member States (or regions in some Member States) further to international action through the Agreement on the Conservation of African- Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) under the auspices of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to which the EU is a Party. 12/04/2017
Lead and lead compounds 231-100-4 7439-92-1 Restriction on the placing on the market and use of lead compounds in PVC and of the placing on the market of PVC articles stabilised with lead compounds. Depending on the outcome of the assessment, the scope of the restriction might be broad or targeted specifically to articles or article groups that are the main contributors to the risks targeted by this proposal. 16/12/2016
Diisocyanates - - 1. Shall not be used as substances on their own, as a constituent in other substances or in mixtures for industrial and professional uses, unless

a) the cumulative concentration of diisocyanates in the substance or mixture is less than 0.1 % by weight, or
b) the substance or mixture in the form in which it is supplied to the user, including the combination of such substance or mixture, its packaging and any application aid is placed on the market in accordance with paragraph 2b), or
c) the employer or self-employed worker ensures that measures and trainings are taken prior to the use of the substances or mixtures in accordance with the provisions described in Appendix 13[1] (Trainings and Measures).

Member States may implement or continue to apply own provisions for the use of these substances and mixtures as long as the minimum requirements of Appendix Trainings and Measures are met. The employer or self-employed worker shall document the compliance to the requirements of Appendix 13 (Trainings and Measures). Proof of successful completion of a training according to Appendix 13 (Trainings and Measures) shall be recognised in all other Member States.

2. Shall not be placed on the market as substances on their own, as a constituent in other substances or in mixtures for industrial and professional uses, unless

a) the cumulative concentration of diisocyanates in the substance or mixture is less than 0.1 % by weight, or
b) the substance or mixture in the form in which it is supplied to the user, including the combination of such substance or mixture, its packaging and any application aid is compliant with Appendix 12 (Exemptions), or
c) the supplier ensures that the recipient of the substance or mixture is provided with information according to paragraph 3.

3. For the purpose of 2c) manufacturers and importers of diisocyanates on their own or as a constituent in other substances and importers of mixtures containing diisocyanates shall develop a set of teaching material in accordance with the provisions of Appendix 13 (Trainings and Measures) in an official language of the Member State where the substance or mixture is placed on the market before placing the substance or mixture on the market. They shall ensure that training courses based on the training material are available to the recipients of such substances or mixtures. They shall review and update the training material after a maximum of 8 years, or without delay if new information, which may affect the risk management measures, becomes available and inform the recipients accordingly.

Natural or legal persons formulating mixtures containing diisocyanates within the EU shall provide necessary information for the development of the teaching material upon request of their substance suppliers. All downstream users may be consulted for the purpose of the development and update of the teaching material.

[1] The texts of “Appendix Trainings and Measures” and “Appendix Exemptions” are two separate documents. A short summary can be found in A.2.2. Additional information can be found in Appendix 5 to the dossier. The document on Appendix 13 attached to this proposal contains elements that should be included in the final legal text of the Appendix.
07/10/2016
Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP), Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)
201-553-2
201-557-4
201-622-7
204-211-0
84-69-5
84-74-2
85-68-7
117-81-7
Restriction under Article 69(2) on the four classified phthalates in articles. Depending on the outcome of the assessment, the scope of the restriction might be broad or targeted specifically to articles or article groups that are the main contributors to exposure of the general population. 01/04/2016
(3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluorooctyl)silanetriol and any of its mono-, di- or tri-O-(alkyl) derivatives - - A restriction covering use of a combination of perfluorinated silanes and one or more organic solvents in sprays used for the general public. 02/10/2015
Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4),Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5)
209-136-7
208-764-9
556-67-2
541-02-6
Wash-off personal care products in the EU shall not contain more than 0.1% of D4, nor more than 0.1% of D5. 17/04/2015
methanol 200-659-6 67-56-1

Shall not be placed on the market for supply to the general public:

  • as a constituent of windshield washing fluids in concentration equal to, or greater than 3.0% by weight,
  • as an additive to denaturated alcohol (methylated spirit, denaturated alcohol, brennspiritus) in concentrations equal to, or greater than 3.0% by weight.

Member State may maintain any existing and more stringent restrictions for methanol.

16/01/2015
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, CAS 335-67-1, EC 206-397-9), and any other linear or branched perfluoroheptyl derivative with the formula C7F15-X and any linear or branched perfluorooctyl derivative with the formula C8F17-X (where X=any group, including salts, other than F, Cl, Br), except those derivatives with the formula C8F17-SO2X', C8F17-C(=O)OH or C8F17-CF2-X' (where X'=any group, including salts) - - Shall not be manufactured, used or placed on the market as substances on their own, as constituents of other substances, in a mixture or in articles. 17/10/2014
Bis(pentabromophenyl) ether (decabromodiphenyl ether) (DecaBDE) 214-604-9 1163-19-5 Manufacture, use and placing on the market of DecaBDE and of mixtures and articles containing it. 01/08/2014
Bisphenol A,4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol 201-245-8 80-05-7 Thermal paper 17/01/2014
Cadmium and its compounds 231-152-8 7440-43-9 Artist paints 17/01/2014
Chrysotile -
12001-29-5
132207-32-0
Diaphragms 17/01/2014
Ammonium salts - - Cellulose insulation materials used in buildings. 15/01/2014
Cadmium and its compounds 231-152-8 7440-43-9 Amendment of the current restriction (entry 23) on use of paints with TARIC codes [3208] & [3209] containing cadmium and cadmium compounds to include placing on the market of such paints and a concentration limit. 17/10/2013
1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) 212-828-1 872-50-4 Manufacturing, and all industrial and professional uses of the substance, where workers’ exposure exceeds a level specified in the restriction. 09/08/2013
Nonylphenol, branched and linear [substances with a linear and/or branched alkyl chain with a carbon number of 9 covalently bound in positions 2 and/or 3 and/or 4 to phenol, covering UVCB- and well-defined substances which include any of the individual isomers or any combination thereof] - - Placing on the market of textile clothing, fabric accessories and interior textile articles containing NP that can be washed in water. 29/07/2013
Nonylphenol, branched and linear, ethoxylated [substances with a linear and/or branched alkyl chain with a carbon number of 9 covalently bound in positions 2 and/or 3 and/or 4 to phenol, ethoxylated with a degree of ethoxylation of ≥ 1, covering UVCB- and well-defined substances, polymers and homologues] - - Placing on the market of textile clothing, fabric accessories and interior textile articles containing NPE that can be washed in water. 29/07/2013
Lead and its compounds 231-100-4 7439-92-1 Placing on the market of consumer articles containing Lead and its compounds 18/01/2013
Nonylphenol 246-672-0 25154-52-3 Placing on the market of textile and leather articles containing NP 03/08/2012
Nonylphenol ethoxylates - - Placing on the market of textile and leather articles containing NPE 03/08/2012
1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene) 203-400-5 106-46-7 Placing on the market of air fresheners and toilet blocks containing DCB 19/04/2012
Chromium VI - 18540-29-9 Placing on the market of leather articles containing Chromium VI 20/01/2012
Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) 201-622-7 85-68-7 Placing on the market of articles containing BBP for indoor environments and direct exposure 14/04/2011
Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) 204-211-0 117-81-7 Placing on the market of articles containing DEHP for indoor environments and direct exposure 14/04/2011
Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 201-557-4 84-74-2 Placing on the market of articles containing DBP for indoor environments and direct exposure 14/04/2011
Diisobutyl phthalate 201-553-2 84-69-5 Placing on the market of articles containing DiBP for indoor environments and direct exposure 14/04/2011
Mercury 231-106-7 7439-97-6 Placing on the market of measuring devices containing or using Mercury 15/06/2010
Phenylmercuric octanoate - 13864-38-5 Placing on the market, manufacture and use of Phenylmercuric octanoate and placing on the market of articles containing it 15/06/2010
Phenylmercury 2-ethylhexanoate 231-106-7 13302-00-6 Placing on the market, manufacture and use of Phenylmercury 2-ethylhexanoate and placing on the market of articles containing it 15/06/2010
Phenylmercury acetate 200-532-5 62-38-4 Placing on the market, manufacture and use of Phenylmercury acetate and placing on the market of articles containing it 15/06/2010
Phenylmercury neodecanoate 247-783-7 26545-49-3 Placing on the market, manufacture and use of Phenylmercury neodecanoate and placing on the market of articles containing it 15/06/2010
Phenylmercury propionate 203-094-3 103-27-5 Placing on the market, manufacture and use of Phenylmercury propionate and placing on the market of articles containing it 15/06/2010
Dimethylfumarate (DMF) 210-849-0 624-49-7 Placing on the market of articles containing Dimethylfumarate 15/04/2010
Lead and its compounds 231-100-4 7439-92-1 Placing on the market of jewellery containing Lead and its compounds 15/04/2010
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