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REACH Authorisation - Consultation on applications for low volumes and on extension of transitional arrangements for uses in legacy spare parts Published on: 05/02/2015, Last update: 11/06/2015

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30/04/2015.

REACH authorisation: Public consultation on streamlining and simplification of the REACH authorisation application procedure for applications concerning uses of substances in low volumes and on a one-time extension of transitional arrangements for uses of substances in legacy spare parts

Policy field(s)

Enterprise and Industry, Environment, Internal Market, Public Health

Target group(s)

All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation.
Contributions are particularly sought from companies and organisations concerned with the authorisation requirement set out in Title VII of Regulation EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH).

Period of consultation

From 5.2.2015    to 30.4.2015     

Objective of the consultation 

I) REACH authorisation for uses of substances in low volumes:

Stakeholders are invited to provide comments on the proposed scope, conditions and review period for the specific case of authorisation applications for "low volumes". This includes the question whether the level of detail on the information required in applications for this specific case is sufficient. The current existing obligations for authorisation, which are related to Annex I of REACH should be taken into account.

II) REACH authorisation for uses of substances in legacy spare parts:

Stakeholders are invited to provide comments on the proposed definitions and scope of "legacy spare parts" and indicate which substances listed in Annex XIV of REACH are used in the production of legacy spare parts. Information provided should include the name of the substance and a description of the articles concerned, as well as the approximate volume used in the production of legacy spare parts. It should also include, if relevant, a description of mixtures intended for the repair and maintenance of articles no longer produced after the sunset date, as well as the usual time-length, during which the legacy spare parts are expected to be supplied, so as to preserve the functionality of the articles for which they are intended.

View the consultation documents

REACH authorisation: Public consultation on streamlining and simplification of the REACH authorisation application procedure for applications concerning uses of substances in low volumes and on a one-time extension of transitional arrangements for uses of substances in legacy spare parts

Draft templates:

The analysis of alternatives (“AoA”) and the socio-economic analysis (“SEA”)

Chemical safety report (“CSR”)

View the questionnaire

Access to the online form

Access to a pdf-version of the online form

References

REACH web page of DG GROWTH

Authorisation web page of DG GROWTH (former DG ENTERPRISE)

Authorisation web page of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Contact details

Responsible services:  

DG Growth - DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Unit I.1 – REACH

DG Environment, Unit A.3 - Chemicals

E-mail:  

GROW-ENV-REACH-AUTH@ec.europa.eu

Postal address:  

DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Unit I.1 – REACH, Avenue d’Auderghem, 45, B-1049 Brussels

Results of consultation

Results

Tables per substance

Separate papers

Privacy

Protection of personal data

Specific privacy statement