10 December 2019 : The Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) adopted its opinion on the restriction proposal on N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF). The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopted its opinion on the restriction proposal on siloxanes (D4, D5, D6)

SEAC adopted its final opinion on the restriction proposal by Italy to restrict the uses of the N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF) on its own or in mixtures in a concentration equal to or greater than 0.3 % w/w

RAC and SEAC supported the proposal by ECHA to restrict placing on the market of D4, D5 and D6 as substances, as contituents of other substances, or in mixtures in a concentration equal to or greater than 0.1 % w/w of each substance

Key extracts:

  • RAC has adopted 10 opinions on eight active substances used in biocidal products and/or plant protection products and two industrial chemicals.
  • RAC agreed on 14 draft opinions on authorisation applications for uses of chromium (VI) substances and octyl- and nonylphenol ethoxylates.
  • SEAC agreed on 25 draft opinions on uses of chromium trioxide, coal tar pitch, high temperature, anthracene oil and octyl- and nonylphenol ethoxylates.

The Committee is expected to adopt an opinion on March 2020 meeting

Reference : https://echa.europa.eu/-/echa-s-committees-conclude-on-two-restrictions-and-10-harmonised-classification-and-labelling-opinions?utm_source=echa-weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly&utm_conten