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EASA/ECHA Workshop on Airworthiness and REACH Authorisation

Cologne, 23 January 2013

EASA and ECHA organised a workshop on the interfaces between airworthiness requirements and REACH authorisation in Cologne on 23 January 2013. Some 40 participants from aviation industry, the regulators and industry stakeholders participated.
 
The aim of the workshop was to further clarify
  1. the purpose and practical implementation of the different steps of the authorisation process under REACH and 
  2. identify how the authorisation requirements may interact with airworthiness requirements.

Topics

  • Authorisation process under the REACH Regulation: purpose, role and practical implementation of the different steps
  • When, on what and how interested parties can provide information and comments during the different steps of the authorisation process
  • How to ensure compatibility with airworthiness regulations in cases where a certain substance is subject to the authorisation requirement
  • How the approval and freezing of the aviation product design at the time of EASA certification should be taken into account when applying for authorisation and giving opinions on them.
  • The role of REACH registrations and communication in the chemical supply-chains during the authorisation process

 

 
 

 

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