35 Authorisations granted for 4 substances

2020-04-29

On 15-16 April 2020, the European Commission granted 35 Authorisations for the following substances:

Dichromium tris(chromate)

Potassium hydroxyoctaoxo-dizincate dichromate

Strontium chromate

Chromium trioxide

The Authorisations are held by 13 companies and concern 7 Authorised uses:

Authorisation numbers REACH/20/1/0 and REACH/20/1/1 are held by Henkel AG & Co. KGaA and Henkel Global Supply Chain B.V. respectively, and approve the use of Dichromium tris(chromate) in formulation of mixtures intended exclusively for uses REACH/20/1/2 and REACH/20/1/3.

Authorisation numbers REACH/20/1/2 and REACH/20/1/3 are held by Henkel AG & Co. KGaA and Henkel Global Supply Chain B.V. respectively, and approve the use of Dichromium tris(chromate) in surface treatment of metals (such as aluminium, steel, zinc, magnesium, titanium, alloys), composites and sealings of anodic films for the aerospace sector in surface treatment processes in which any of the key functionalities listed in the Annex is required.

Authorisation numbers REACH/20/6/0, REACH/20/6/1, REACH/20/6/2, REACH/20/6/3, and REACH/20/6/4 are held by PPG Industries (UK) Ltd., Finalin GmbH, PPG Europe B.V., PPG Coatings SA, and Aviall Services Inc. respectively, and approve the use of Potassium hydroxyoctaoxo-dizincate dichromate in formulation of mixtures intended exclusively for uses REACH/20/6/5 to REACH/20/6/9.

Authorisation numbers REACH/20/6/5, REACH/20/6/6, REACH/20/6/7, REACH/20/6/8, and REACH/20/6/9 are held by PPG Industries (UK) Ltd., Finalin GmbH, PPG Europe B.V., PPG Coatings SA, and Aviall Services Inc. respectively, and approve the use of Potassium hydroxyoctaoxo-dizincate dichromate in primer and coatings (including as wash primers) for the aerospace sector in which any of the following key functionalities is required: corrosion resistance, adhesion of paint / compatibility with binder system, layer thickness, chemical resistance, temperature resistance (thermal shock resistance), compatibility with substrate and processing temperatures.

Authorisation numbers REACH/20/7/0, REACH/20/7/1, REACH/20/7/2, REACH/20/7/3, REACH/20/7/4, REACH/20/7/5, REACH/20/7/6, REACH/20/7/7, REACH/20/7/8, and REACH/20/7/9 are held by Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes B.V., Habich GmbH, Henkel Global Supply Chain B.V., Indestructible Paint Ltd., Finalin GmbH, Mapaero, PPG Europe B.V., PPG Industries (UK) Ltd., PPG Coatings SA, and Aviall Services Inc. respectively, and approve the use of Strontium chromate in formulation of mixtures intended exclusively for uses REACH/20/7/10 to REACH/20/7/19.

Authorisation numbers REACH/20/7/10, REACH/20/7/11, REACH/20/7/12, REACH/20/7/13, REACH/20/7/14, REACH/20/7/15, REACH/20/7/16, REACH/20/7/17, REACH/20/7/18, and REACH/20/7/19 are held by Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes B.V., Habich GmbH, Henkel Global Supply Chain B.V., Indestructible Paint Ltd., Finalin GmbH, Mapaero, PPG Europe B.V., PPG Industries (UK) Ltd., PPG Coatings SA, and Aviall Services Inc. respectively, and approve the use of Strontium chromate in application of primers and specialty coatings in the construction of aerospace and aeronautical parts, including aeroplanes/helicopters, spacecraft, satellites, launchers, engines, and for the maintenance of such constructions for the aerospace sector in which any of the following key functionalities is required: corrosion resistance,adhesion of paint/ compatibility with binder system, layer thickness, chemical resistance, temperature resistance (thermal shock resistance), compatibility with substrate or processing temperatu.

Authorisation number REACH/20/8/0 is held by HAPOC GmbH & Co KG, and approves the use of Chromium trioxide in solid form and in aqueous solution of any composition to modify the properties of surfaces made of brass or bronze for medical engineering products, exclusively for the final preparation of such surfaces and the transparent plating of an interior housing part of an anaesthesia evaporator for further incorporation into anaesthetic machines for hospitals and clinics.

Yordas Hive, 29 April 2020
; https://www.yordasgroup.com/hive/news/article/897