Restrictions under consideration

This table shows the ongoing public consultations of the restriction proposals. When a restriction proposal is undergoing a public consultation, there is a link to the web form for submitting comments to ECHA.

The ECHA Committees will not take into account the comments received after the deadline in their opinion making process.

Name EC Number CAS Number Consultation on restriction report Deadline for comments on restriction report Consultation on SEAC draft opinion Deadline for comments on SEAC draft opinion  
Bis(pentabromophenyl) ether (decabromodiphenyl ether) (DecaBDE) 214-604-9 1163-19-5 The consultation is now over 17/03/2015
Bisphenol A,4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol 201-245-8 80-05-7 The consultation is now over 18/12/2014
Methanol 200-659-6 67-56-1 Give Comments 18/09/2015
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, CAS 335-67-1, EC 206-397-9), including its salts, and any other substance having linear or branched perfluoroheptyl derivatives with the formula C7F15- as a structural element, including its salts except those derivatives with the formula C7F15-X, where X= F, Cl, Br and any other substance having linear or branched perfluorooctyl derivatives with the formula C8F17- as a structural element, including its salts, except those derivatives with the formula C8F17-X, where X= F, Cl, Br or, C8F17-SO2X', C8F17-C(=O)OH or C8F17-CF2-X' (where X'=any group, including salts) - - Give Comments 17/06/2015
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*After the consultation the comments and responses to comments will be posted in this section.They contain comments from the Public Consultation of the original restriction proposal and responses to them. The responses have been prepared by the dossier submitter and the rapporteurs from the Committees for Risk Assessment (RAC) and Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC). The responses explain how the comments have been taken into account during the opinion making process.




See also

  • Restriction process
  • Description of the whole restriction process including information on different steps and statuses mentioned in the table
  • Public consultations in restriction process
  • Introduction and instructions on public consultations in the restriction process
  • Registry of intentions
  • Registry of Intentions with information on substances for which the authorities intend to propose restrictions, identification as a Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) or harmonised classification and labelling
  • Legal notice
  • Further information on ECHA's privacy notice