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 bis(pentabromophenyl)ether (5 pages + Annex 2 pages, in English)
Date of arrival: 2016 May 04 - Final date for comments: 2016 July 03
DescriptionThis notified draft relates to a new entry in Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.It intends to restrict the manufacturing and placing on the market of bis(pentabromophenyl)ether (decaBDE) as a substance on its own and the use and placing on the market of decaBDE as a constituent of other substances, in mixtures, or in articles or any part thereof, in a concentration equal to or greater than 0,1% by weight. Exemptions are proposed for the production and placing on the market of aircraft; for the production and placing on the market of spare parts for aircraft, motor vehicles within the scope of Directive 2007/46/EC, agricultural and forestry vehicles within the scope of Regulation (EU) No 167/2013 and machinery within the scope of Directive 2006/42/EC; articles placed on the market for the first time before the date of application of the Regulation; and electrical and electronic equipment within the scope of Directive 2011/65/EC. Application of the restriction is deferred for 18 months to allow industry sufficient time to adapt and achieve compliance.
ObjectivesProtection of Human Health or Safety
Protection of Environment
Protection of Animal or Plant Life or Health
Fields of ActivityCHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
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