Asbestos fibres: Chrysotile

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Basic info

Status Commission decided
Details on the scope of restriction Diaphragms
Reason for restriction Request by COM to prepare Annex XV restriction dossier with a view to prohibit the placing on the market and use of diaphragms containing chrysotile under entry 6 of Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH). Currently, the derogation described in paragraph 1 of entry 6 of Annex XVII to Reach allows Member States to exempt the placing on the market and use of diaphragms containing chrysotile for existing electrolysis installations until they reach the end of their service life, or until suitable asbestos-free substitutes become available, whichever is sooner. For more information, please, see the original Commission request:

Intention timeline

Date of intention 2013-02-06
Expected date of submission 2014-01-17
Latest update 2018-12-18

Support information

Restriction report and annexes

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This version
Feb. 18, 2019
  • Latest update: 2019-02-072018-12-18
Feb. 8, 2019
  • Latest update: 2018-12-182019-02-07
  • Restriction report and annexes:
  • Status: SubmittedCommission decided
  • Submitter: ECHA
Dec. 18, 2018
  • Latest update: 2018-02-282018-12-18
  • Restriction report and annexes: