ECHA welcomes information on alternatives to trichloroethylene (TCE) uses

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has received twelve applications for authorisation for 17 uses of trichloroethylene (TCE) (EC No. 201-167-4). ECHA’s website gives further 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. The consultation period closes on 7 January 2015. Further details are available at: Ongoing consultations

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