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Information bulletin – February 2021

In this bulletin:

Update on CrO3: Partial Authorization and new obligations for Downstream Users

On December 18, 2020, the EU Commission partially granted the CTAC Sub Consortium an authorization for several ‘uses’ of Chromiumtrioxide (uses 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 as specified in the Application for Authorization, AfA). The CTAC Sub consists of seven companies that account for almost all imports of CrO3 into the EU.

Information Bulletin October 2019

Update on the REACH Authorization for Cr6

On 7.3.2019 the European General Court cancelled a decision of the European Commission to grant authorization for 2 chromates, on the ground that the Commission had failed to evaluate alternatives.

Information bulletin 02 - February 2018

In this bulletin:

  • Smoke toxicity of Construction Products
  • New Guideline to comply with the Construction Products Regulation
  • Public consultation on EU rules for products used in the construction of buildings and infrastructure works, open till 16 April
  • Public Consultation on the Evaluation of the Waste Shipment Regulation, open till 27 April 2018


Smoke toxicity of Construction Products

Information bulletin 01 - February 2018

In this bulletin:

  • CrO3 under Reach
  • Reach Registration of low volume chemicals until 31.5.2018


CrO3 under REACH:

SMEs warn of  REACH leakage ahead of EU Chemical Review

A review of Europe’s REACH chemicals safety law, due in 2017, will look into the “cumulative costs” of the legislation on industry and small businesses in particular, according to a senior official at the European Commission.

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