21.2.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 68/4


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)

(2019/C 68/05)

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(2019) 1057

14 February 2019

chromium trioxide

EC No 215-607-8;

CAS No 1333-82-0

Hansgrohe SE, Auestr. 5-9, 77761, Schiltach, Germany

REACH/19/2/0

Use for electroplating of different types of substrates with the purpose to create a long-lasting high durability surface with bright (shiny) or matte look (functional electroplating with decorative character).

14 February 2031

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

REACH/19/2/1

Use for a pre-treatment step (etching) in the electroplating process.


(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