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UK REACH public consultation on alternatives: call for comments on Trichloroethylene (TCE) (EC 201-167-4, CAS 79-01-6)

12 May @ 6:00 pm IST

HSE has received an application for authorisation review report for the following substance/use:

Reference: AFA006-01

Trichloroethylene (TCE) (EC 201-167-4, CAS 79-01-6)

 Use of trichloroethylene as an extraction solvent for removal of process oil and formation of the porous structure in polyethylene-based separators used in lead-acid batteries.

Article 64 in the UK REACH Regulation makes provisions for HSE to obtain and use additional information on possible alternatives or technologies as part of the opinion forming process.

HSE has announced a public consultation for this application.

Any third parties with an interest in the application are strongly encouraged to share any relevant information.

Scientific and technical information on possible alternatives or technologies should be submitted directly to HSE using the commenting webform and templates by 12 May 2022.


12 May
6:00 pm IST
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