ECHA | Highlights from September RAC and SEAC meetings

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The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopted 19 opinions on harmonised classification and labelling, including the substances resorcinol, lithium salts and tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA), and the environmental properties of lead.

Helsinki, 22 September 2021 – RAC adopted and SEAC agreed on its draft opinion on a restriction proposal on substances in single-use baby diapers. The committees also discussed their opinions on the restriction proposal concerning lead in outdoor shooting and fishing, and SEAC also discussed its first opinion on the restriction proposal concerning Dechlorane plusTM.

Both committees agreed that the restriction proposal for 2,4-dinitrotoluene conforms to REACH requirements. A six-month stakeholder consultation will start on 22 September 2021.

The committees also agreed on four opinions on one application for authorisation for a use of chromium trioxide and three review reports on uses of 1,2-dichloroethanetrichloroethylene and chromium trioxide.



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