Triton X-100 and REACH Authorisation - Free webinar
Triton X-100 has been included in the REACH Authorisation list. But, what is the REACH regulation all about and how does the inclusion of Triton X-100 in the authorisation list affect its continued use in the EU?
17th of April 2018
JOIN OUR WEBINAR
Take part in our free event on the 17th of April, from 4PM – 5PM (EEST) and learn the basics of the REACH regulation and how to approach the REACH authorisation process to protect your business in the EU. By joining our event you will learn what you need to do and when you need to do it to continue the use of Triton X-100 in the European market.
Topics to be covered:
• Basics of REACH • REACH Authorisation and Triton X-100 • Approaches to prepare your own application
REACHLaw speakers: Frederik Johanson, Partner and Ruaidri Macdomhnaill, Authorisation Team Leader
*Please note that this event is not meant for REACH service providers or consulting companies
REACH is a wide ranging and far reaching chemicals regulation that was introduced into the EU in 2006. The aim of this regulation is to protect human health and the environment from the use of chemicals. It does this by shifting the burden of proof and makes industry responsible for generating hazard and risk data of chemical substances, while ensuring that this data is shared in order to limit the need for animal testing.
About Authorisation List Where substances of very high concern (SVHC) are identified as part of this regulation, certain mechanism of action may be taken by the authorities to limit the potential risks to human health and the environment from their use. One of these mechanisms is Authorisation; where a company must apply for a special permit (authorisation) for each individual use for each legal entity. Where no Authorisation is sought or granted, the use of the substance by that company must stop on the substances Sunset Date.
Triton X -100 has been identified as one such (SVHC) chemical substance, it having properties which are harmful to the environment. For this substance, the Sunset date is the 4th of January 2021