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PRESS RELEASE: Surface treatment industry calls on EU to grant authorisations for the continued used of chromium trioxide

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Surface treatment industry calls on EU to grant authorisations for the continued used of chromium trioxide

The European Committee for Surface Treatment (CETS) has called on the European Commission to grant authorisations for the continued use of chromium trioxide. The applications for authorisation, with reference numbers 0032-01 through to 0032-06, were duly made before the sunset date of 21st September 2017 but the European Commission has still not made its final decision. This is in spite of the fact that the European Chemicals Agency’s two main Committees, the Socio-economic Analysis Committee (SEAC) and the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) both concluded that the authorisations should be granted.

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