Official Journal of the European Union

C 151/5

Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 15 March 2017 — Polynt SpA v New Japan Chemical, REACh ChemAdvice GmbH, Sitre Srl, European Chemicals Agency, Kingdom of the Netherlands, European Commission

(Case C-323/15 P) (1)

((Appeal - Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH Regulation) - Article 57(f) - Authorisation - Substances of very high concern - Identification - Equivalent level of concern - Cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride, cis-cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride and trans-cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride))

(2017/C 151/06)

Language of the case: English


Appellant: Polynt SpA (represented by: C. Mereu and M. Grunchard, avocats)

Other parties to the proceedings: New Japan Chemical (represented by: C. Mereu and M. Grunchard, avocats), REACh ChemAdvice GmbH (represented by: C. Mereu and M. Grunchard, avocats), Sitre Srl (represented by: C. Mereu and M. Grunchard, avocats), European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) (represented by: M. Heikkilä, C. Buchanan, W. Broere and T. Zbihlej, acting as Agents, and J. Stuyck, advocaat), Kingdom of the Netherlands (represented by: C. Schillemans and M. Bulterman, acting as Agents), European Commission (represented by: D. Kukovec and K. Mifsud-Bonnici, acting as Agents)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the appeal;


Orders Polynt SpA to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA);


Orders the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the European Commission to bear their own costs;


Orders New Japan Chemical and REACh ChemAdvice GmbH to bear their own costs.

(1)  OJ C 311, 21.9.2015.