24.5.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 177/3


Summary of European Commission Decisions on authorisations for the placing on the market for the use and/or for use of substances listed in Annex XIV to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)

(Published pursuant to Article 64(9) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006  (1) )

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2018/C 177/03)

Decisions granting an authorisation

Reference of the decision (2)

Date of decision

Substance name

Holder of the authorisation

Authorisation numbers

Authorised uses

Date of expiry of review period

Reasons for the decision

C(2018) 2881

17 May 2018

1,2-dichloroethane EC No 203-458-1 CAS No 107-06-2

Lanxess Deutschland GmbH, Kennedyplatz 1, 50569 Köln, Germany

REACH/18/2/0

Industrial use of 1,2-dichloroethane as a swelling agent during the sulphonation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of strong acid cation exchange resins

22 November 2021

In accordance with Article 60(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, the socioeconomic benefits outweigh the risk to human health arising from the uses of the substance and there are no suitable alternative substances or technologies in terms of their technical and economic feasibility for the applicant before the sunset date

REACH/18/2/1

Industrial use of 1,2-dichloroethane as a swelling agent and reaction medium during the phthalimidomethylation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of anion exchange and chelating resins

22 November 2029


(1)  OJ L 396, 30.12.2006, p. 1.

(2)  The decision is available on the European Commission website at: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/chemicals/reach/about/index_en.htm