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Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation

Adopted opinions and previous consultations on applications for authorisation


This page provides further information on the applications for authorisation that have undergone public consultation. The applications for authorisation are in the opinion development phase until the final opinions of the Committees for Risk Assessment and Socio-economic Analysis have been adopted and sent to the European Commission. The European Commission's decision-making process can be followed through the comitology register, where further information is published about the REACH Committee's past and upcoming meetings. The European Commission also publishes information about the expected timing of decisions on its website.

Substance Details

Lead sulfochromate yellow (C.I. Pigment Yellow 34)
EC Number
CAS Number
Entry Nr in Annex XIV
Use name
Distribution and mixing pigment powder in an industrial environment into solvent-based paints for non-consumer use
Broad information on use applied for (conditions of use and function)
A colour paste consists of a mixture containing up to 70% pigment, prepared in a dedicated mixing vessel. The pigment is dispersed to the required specifications. The pigment as such is embedded in a matrix. Base paints are formulated separately by mixing ingredients such as binder, filler, hardener and/or solvent in a closed, controlled batch process. The colour pastes are added to the base paint and subsequently mixed in a closed container. An operator, formulating a full day, typically handles 1 000 kg of pigment powder per shift. Technical function: Colouring Agent, Pigment
Use applied for number in application for authorisation
Broad information on use applied for (Use descriptor system)
Environmental release category (ERC): ERC 2
Process category (PROC): PROC 2, 3, 5, 7, 8a, 8b, 9, 10, 15, 21
Product category (PC): PC 9a
Summary table of representative RMMs and OCs (non confidential)
Section 9 and 10 of the CSR (non confidential)
Analysis of Alternatives (non confidential report)
Substitution Plan (non confidential summary)
Socio-Economic Analysis (non confidential report)
Joint Analysis of Alternatives and Socio-Economic Analysis (non confidential report)
Consultation Number
DCC Maastricht B.V. OR
Application type
Commission decided
Other consultations on the same/ similar use
Comments submitted to date
View comments
Response to comments by applicant

Compiled RAC and SEAC opinions
Minority positions
Adopted decision

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