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Further applications for authorisation

ECHA consultation on further applications for authorisation for continued use of chromium trioxide

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has opened a consultation for a further 3 applications for authorisation for the continued use of chromium trioxide in our sector. The uses identified are:

  • Use of chromium trioxide in Cr(VI) based functional plating
  • The use of Chromium trioxide for electroplating 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)
  • The use of Chromium Trioxide for a pre-treatment step (etching) in the electroplating process

For full details see:

http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/authorisation/applications-for-authorisation

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