ECHA has received a mandate from the European Commission to prepare an Annex XV report for possible restriction of at least the chromium (VI) substances that are currently in entries 16 and 17 of the REACH Authorisation List (Annex XIV). ECHA will submit the proposal by 4 October 2024.
Help for companies
The Commission has published a Q&A document clarifying the situation for affected companies. This document also covers the main questions concerning the judgment of the European Court of Justice annulling the authorisation of a consortium covering many chromium trioxide downstream users (Chemservice decision).
Q&A document: https://ec.europa.eu/docsroom/documents/56174
Ekotox REACH Authorisation webpages: https://ekotox.eu/reach-authorisation/
Ekotox Training Portal: https://ekotoxtraining.com/