22.12.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 441/16


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)

(2017/C 441/09)

Decisions granting an authorisation

Reference of the decision (2)

Date of decision

Substance name

Holder of the authorisation

Authorisation number

Authorised use

Date of expiry of review period

Reasons for the decision

C(2017) 8333

15 December 2017

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

GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences AB, Björkgatan 30, BA 1-1, 75184 Uppsala, Sweden

REACH/17/33/0

Industrial use of 1,2 -dichloroethane as an emulsifying solvent in the manufacture of porous particles for beaded chromatography and cell culture media

22 November 2029

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.


(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