ECHA | Minutes of the 49th meeting of the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis | December 2020 | Minutes



The Minutes of the 49th meeting of the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis includes the following items:

Restriction Annex XV dossiers

Opinion development

(*) Undecafluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA), its salts and related substances – third draft opinion

(*) Microplastics – draft final opinion

Authorisation

Horizontal AfA issues

The Secretariat presented and SEAC discussed the approach to assessing changes in Producer Surplus in applications for authorisation. The Committee requested the Secretariat to develop the Producer Surplus approach further based on SEAC-49 discussions, and to organise a SEAC written consultation on the paper prior to discussions at SEAC-50 plenary meeting in March 2021.

The Secretariat also presented and SEAC took note of the draft report on the socioeconomic findings from the received applications for authorisation and their related SEAC's opinions. The Secretariat will finalise the report for publication in early 2021.

Agreement on draft opinion

(*) use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated  

(*) use of  4-Nonylphenol, ethoxylated 

(*) use of trichloroethylene

(*) use of chromium trioxide

Requests under Article 77(3)(c)

(*) Revision of derogations from proposed restrictions on perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related substances

Substitution plan

The Secretariat reported from the SEAC Working Group meeting on Substitution Plans, which was part of the work related to the ECHA Executive Director’s Article 77(3)(c) request on Substitution Plans.

Link to the  Minutes of the 49th meeting of the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis

                   

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