The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has launched a public consultation on two applications for authorisation covering three uses of chromium trioxide (EC 215-607-8; CAS 1333-82-0) in the electroplating sector. More information about the uses that authorisation is applied for, including the description of the function of the substance, exposure scenarios, possible alternatives identified by the applicants, together with socio-economic information, is available on ECHAs website. Comments can be submitted until 7 January 2016. Further information is available at: Applications for authorisation – current consultations.
ECHA enews, 11 November 2015 ;http://echa.europa.eu ;