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Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards methanol (3 pages + Annex 2 pages, in English).
Reference: G/TBT/N/EU/410

Date of arrival: 2016 October 06     -     Final date for comments: 2016 December 05


This draft Regulation relates to a new entry in Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. It would restrict the placing on the market for the general public of windscreen washing fluids or defrosting fluids and denatured alcohol containing methanol in a concentration equal to or greater than 0.6% by weight. Application of the restriction is deferred for 12 months to allow stakeholders sufficient time to adapt and achieve compliance.


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Products of the chemical industry

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Comments, answers or reactions

Comment  - China - (09 December 2016)    EN
Answer  - European Union - (12 November 2018)    EN