Opinions of the RAC adopted under specific ECHA's Executive Director requests

The Committee for Risk Assessment has issued the following opinions:

Title and mandate
RAC opinion
Background document
Other documents
Date of opinion
Minority positions

Request to prepare a supplementary opinion on some derogations from the restrictions on C9-C14 perfluorocarboxylic acids (C9-C14 PFCA), their salts and related substances and on perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related substances

Mandate [PDF]

         

Request to RAC to review the RAC opinion in relation to the harmonised classification of lead

Mandate [PDF]

         

Request to RAC to review new information on acute inhalation toxicity in relation to the harmonised classification of EGBE

Mandate [PDF]

         

Request to the Committee for Risk Assessment to review new information in relation to the harmonised classification and labelling of the substance N-carboxymethyliminobis (ethylenenitrilo)tetra(acetic acid) (DTPA-H5, EC Number: 200-652-8); Pentapotassium 2,2',2'',2''',2''''-(ethane-1,2-diylnitrilo)pentaacetate (DTPA-K5, EC number: 404-290-3); and Pentasodium (carboxylatomethyl)iminobis(ethylenenitrilo)tetraacetate (DTPA-Na5, EC Number: 205-391-3)

Mandate [PDF]

         

Request to the Committee for Risk Assessment for an opinion on the M-factors for long-term aquatic hazard for the copper substances listed in Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1179

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]   Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]
15 March 2019  

Request to review a derogation request for the restriction on PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related substances (entry 68 of Annex XVII to REACH)

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]        

Request to consider a condition in the opinion on the application for authorisation for chromium trioxide by Wesco Aircraft EMEA Limited

Mandate [PDF]

RAC opinion [PDF]     8 June 2018  

Evaluation of occupational exposure limits (OELs) for nickel and its compounds, acrylonitrile and benzene.

Mandate [PDF]

Acrylonitrile opinion [PDF]
Benzene opinion [PDF]
Nickel and its compounds opinion [PDF]

Acrylonitrile Annex 1 [PDF]
Benzene Annex 1 [PDF]
Nickel and its compounds Annex 1 [PDF]
Acrylonitrile Annex 2 [DOC]
Benzene Annex 2 [DOC]
Nickel and its compounds Annex 2 [DOC]
09 March 2018  

Evaluation of occupational exposure limits (OELs) for MOCA and for arsenic acid and its inorganic salts

Mandate [PDF]

Arsenic opinion [PDF]
MOCA opinion [PDF]

  Commission note to ECHA 29 May 2017  

Creation of a joint task force of RAC and SCOEL on scientific aspects and methodologies related to the exposure of chemicals at the workplace

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion Tasks 1 and 3 [PDF]
Opinion Task 2 [PDF]

    28 February 2017

06 December 2017
 

Resolving the differences in scientific opinions of RAC and SCOEL as regards exposure levels for NMP

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]

 

 

   

Request to the Committee for Risk Assessment to review new information in relation to the harmonised classification and labelling of the substance
N-carboxymethyliminobis
(ethylenenitrilo)tetra(acetic acid)
(DTPA-H5, EC Number: 200-652-8);
Pentapotassium
2,2',2'',2''',2''''-(ethane-1,2-diylnitrilo)pentaacetate
(DTPA-K5, EC number: 404-290-3);
and Pentasodium (carboxylatomethyl)iminobis(ethylenenitrilo)tetraacetate (DTPA-Na5, EC Number: 205-391-3)

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]

 

RAC Opinion 5/12/2013 [PDF]
Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]
Annex 5 [PDF]

05 December 2014  

Risk assessment of an increased concentration limit in benzene in natural gas

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]  

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]

28 November 2014  

Gallium arsenide in relation to toxicity to
reproduction

Mandate [PDF]
Revised Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]  

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 3 [PDF]
Annex 4 [PDF]
Annex 5 [PDF]

23 July 2013 Minority position [PDF]

Phenolic benzotriazoles (UV-320 and UV-328)

specific target organ toxicity

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]  

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]

10 June 2013  

Evaluation of new scientific evidence concerning DINP and DIDP

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]   Draft review report [PDF] 8 March 2013  

Epoxiconazole

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]  

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]
Annex 3 [PDF]

 

11 March 2011  

Risk of the use of borates in photographic applications by consumers

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]

Background document  [PDF]   29 April 2010  

Gallium arsenide
(Carcinogencity)

Mandate [PDF]

GaAs opinion [PDF]

 

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 3 [PDF]
Annex 4 [PDF]
Annex 5 [PDF]

01 December 2011  

Epoxiconazole

(toxicity to reproduction).

Mandate [PDF]

Opinion [PDF]

 

Annex 1 [PDF]
Annex 2 [PDF]
Annex 4 [PDF]
Annex 5 [PDF]
Annex 6 [PDF]

28 November 2012  

 

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