- February 25, 2019
BAuA informed about substitution of chromium trioxide
Event showed promising solutions to replace Hexavalent Chromium
Dortmund - Around 200 representatives of the industry for surface treatment and coating, authorities and trade visitors took part in the event "Perspectives of Substitution for Cr (VI) - Are the Alternatives and Are They Affordable?", Which the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( BAuA) in Dortmund in mid-January 2012. The background to the information and dialogue event is the obligation to authorize chromium trioxide (CrO 3 ), which has been in place since September 2017. This regulates the European Union's use of a carcinogenic substance, which is widely used in industry REACH demands that such substances should be tested and replaced by others, ie substituted, and documented on the BAuA website.
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