Official Journal of the European Union

C 160/105

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)

(2022/C 160/11)

Decision 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(2022) 2174

8 April 2022

4-(1,1,3,3-Tetra methylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated


EC No: -, CAS No:-

BioMérieux SA, Chemin de l’Orme, 69280 Marcy-l’Etoile, France


Industrial use of 4-tert OPnEO for its non-ionic detergent properties consisting in the filling of 4-tert-OpnEO-containing solutions into specific single-use ampoules to be included in clinical and industrial in vitro testing applications as part of the BioFire and BioFire Next Gen FA products

4 January 2025

In accordance with Article 60(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, the socio-economic benefits outweigh the risk to human health and the environment from the use of the substance and there are no suitable alternative substances or technologies.

(1)  OJ L 396, 30.12.2006, p. 1.

(2)  The decision is available on the European Commission website at: Authorisation (europa.eu).