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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 or review reports, which have undergone 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. Its decision-making process can be followed through the comitology register, where further information is published about the REACH Committee's past and upcoming meetings.

On 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) withdrew from the EU. The transition period provided by the withdrawal agreement ended on 31 December 2020. As of 1 January 2021, an application for an authorisation submitted by a person established in the UK (except Northern Ireland) is no longer valid in the EU, unless that application has been transferred to a legal entity established in the EU or Northern Ireland before the end of the transition period. Therefore, authorisation applications and decisions in so far as these concern persons established in the UK (except Northern Ireland) are no longer considered valid. The table below will be updated at a later stage.

 

 
0110-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Bayer AG [application transferred from original applicant: Bayer Pharma AG, due to a notified legal entity change] Use as an industrial solvent in the manufacture of the high-grade pure final intermediate of Iopromide, the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient for the X-ray contrast medium Ultravist® Commission decided
0060-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF SE Industrial use as a recyclable solvent and extraction agent in a closed system for purification of 1,3,5-trioxane Commission decided
0079-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent and reaction medium during the phthalimidomethylation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of anion exchange and chelating resins Commission decided
0109-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Akzo Nobel Chemicals SpA The use of 1,2-dichloroethane as recyclable solvent in the production of a polyacrylate surfactant Commission decided
0108-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 ORGAPHARM Use as an process solvent in the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient: Nefopam hydrochloride Commission decided
0029-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Laboratoires Expanscience Use as process and extracting solvent in the manufacture of plant-derived pharmaceutical bioactive ingredients Commission decided
0076-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF plc - [Decision discontinued as of 01/01/2021; application transferred from original Applicant: BASF SE due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use as solvent and crystallisation medium in the synthesis of the EU biocide flocoumafen (ISO) Discontinued as of 01 January 2021
0107-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 emp Biotech GmbH Use as a solvent in manufacture of polymeric particles for pharmaceutical and research purification processes Commission decided
0111-02 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 OLON Spa The use of 1,2 dichloroethane (1,2-DCE) as a solvent in the manufacturing of the active pharmaceutical ingredient prednisolone steaglate. Commission decided
0108-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 ORGAPHARM Use as a process solvent in the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient: Flecainide acetate Commission decided
0082-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Cytiva Sweden AB [name of applicant in the original application: GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences AB updated due to a notified change of corporate name] Industrial use of 1,2-dichloroethane as an emulsifying solvent in the manufacture of porous particles for beaded chromatography and cell culture media. Commission decided
0224-01 Review report 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 EURENCO Industrial use of 1,2-Dichloroethane as a solvent for the synthesis of Polyepichlorohydrin used as a precursor in the production of Glycidyl Azide Polymer, an oligomer with hydroxyl terminations used to increase the energetic performance of propellants and explosives. Opinion development
0080-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 H&R Ölwerke Schindler GmbH
H&R Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Spezialitäten GmbH
Industrial use as a solvent and anti-solvent of the feedstock and intermediate product streams in the combined de-waxing and de-oiling of refining of petroleum vacuum distillates for the production of base oils and hard paraffin waxes Commission decided
0079-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulphonation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of strong acid cation exchange resins Commission decided
0223-01 Review report 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulphonation reaction of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the manufacturing of strong acid cation exchange resins. Opinion development
0081-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 GRUPA LOTOS S.A. Use as an extraction solvent in the de-waxing of petroleum vacuum distillates and de-asphalted oil and de-oiling of slack wax for the production of base oils and paraffinic waxes. Commission decided
0076-01 Initial 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 BASF SE Industrial use as solvent and crystallisation medium in the synthesis of the EU pesticide bentazone (ISO) Commission decided
0083-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 EURENCO Industrial use of 1,2-Dichloroethane as a solvent for the synthesis of Polyepichlorohydrin used as a precursor in the production of Glycidyl Azide Polymer, an oligomer with hydroxyl terminations used to increase the energetic performance of propellants and explosives Commission decided
0078-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2

  • DOW ITALIA S.R.L.
  • Dow France SAS [name of co-applicant in the original application: Rohm and Haas France SAS updated due to a notified legal entity name change]

Industrial use as a sulphonation swelling agent of polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer beads in the production of strong acid cation exchange resins Commission decided
0077-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Eli Lilly Kinsale Limited [application transferred from original Applicant: Eli Lilly S.A. - Irish Branch due to a notified legal entity change] Industrial use as a reaction medium and a solvating agent in mediating subsequent chemical transformation reactions leading to the manufacture of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, Raloxifene Hydrochloride Commission decided
0120-01 Initial 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 Microbeads AS Industrial use as a swelling agent during the sulfonation reaction of crosslinked polystyrene beads in the manufacture of ion exchange resins for purification of radioactive waste Commission decided
0111-01 Initial 1,2-Dichloroethane (EDC) 203-458-1 107-06-2 OLON Spa The use of 1,2 dichloroethane (1,2-DCE) as a solvent in the manufacturing of the active pharmaceutical ingredient for epirubicin. Commission decided
0094-01 Initial 2,2'-dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) 202-918-9 101-14-4 REACHLaw Ltd in its legal capacity as Only Representative of Suzhou Xiangyuan Special Fine Chemical Co., Ltd Industrial use of MOCA as a curing agent/chain extender in cast polyurethane elastomer production Opinions adopted
0225-02 Initial 4,4'-methylenebis[2-chloroaniline] 202-918-9 101-14-4 Limburgse Urethane Castings NV Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of high-performance polyurethanes specifically for heavy-duty rollers, tensioner pads and spring blocks with high reliability requirements for offshore energy and renewables sectors. Opinion development
0225-01 Initial 4,4'-methylenebis[2-chloroaniline] 202-918-9 101-14-4 Limburgse Urethane Castings NV Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of high-performance polyurethanes specifically for custom-made rollers with high reliability requirements for steel and aluminium sectors. Opinion development
0185-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - IDEXX Montpellier SAS Formulation of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated in the manufacture of sample diluents and standard solutions used in in vitro diagnostic veterinary ELISA Plate tests used for the detection of infectious diseases in livestock and poultry Opinions adopted
0167-05 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Abbott GmbH [name of applicant in the original application: Abbott GmbH & Co. KG updated due to a notified change of corporate name] Industrial use as a surfactant in the extraction and purification of antigens for incorporation into In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) for clinical testing using ARCHITECT, Alinity and ABBOTT PRISM automated analyser systems. Opinions adopted
0180-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Bio-Rad Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its non-ionic detergent property in the formulation of in vitro reagents dedicated to high-performance microbiological and immunological assays supported on microplates or magnetic particles Opinions adopted
0173-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products Ltd - [Application void as of 01/01/2021] Use of OPE as detergent in the production of bead components for in-vitro diagnostic kits for an immunoassay platform Application void as of 01 January 2021
0155-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Kedrion S.p.A Use of 4-tert-OPnEO as Triton X-100 as detergent for virus inactivation in the manufacturing process of the human plasma-derived medicinal products Plasmagrade/Plasmasafe and Resusix, as well as Plasminogen (pre-commercialization name) and any subsequent commercialization brand Opinions adopted
0204-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Biokit S.A. Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO as a detergent in the preparation of reagents for incorporation into latex-based, ELISA and CLIA In-Vitro-Diagnostic kits. Opinion development
0200-07 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - QIAGEN GmbH; QIAGEN Ltd.; QIAGEN Manchester Ltd.; QIAGEN Distribution B.V. Professional downstream use of 4-tert-OPnEO/4-NPnEO in the purification of biomaterial and blocking of non-specific bindings for Life Sciences kits without regulatory impact of the product groups sample preparation, PCR and sequencing Opinion development
0178-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Baxter AG; Baxalta Belgium Manufacturing SA Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl) phenol, ethoxylated (as a detergent) for virus inactivation via S/D (Solvent/Detergent) treatment in recombinant and plasma-derived medicinal products. Opinions adopted
0185-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - IDEXX Montpellier SAS Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as detergent in the technical manufacturing of in vitro diagnostic veterinary ELISA Plate tests (plate coating) to prevent the non-specific binding of unwanted macromolecules Opinions adopted
0193-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Yposkesi Use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its non-ionic detergent properties for the cell membrane lysis and viral clearance during the development and manufacturing of viral vectors in medicinal products dedicated to human use (Investigational and Authorized Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product). Opinions adopted
0180-04 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Bio-Rad Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its detergent properties used for extraction, viral inactivation and purification of biological material further formulated and /or coated on articles intended for IVD applications Opinions adopted
0165-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Eli Lilly Kinsale Limited Industrial use of a 4-tert-octylphenol ethoxylate compound, as a patient safety viral inactivation reagent in the manufacture of human medicines produced from biological systems Opinions adopted
0157-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Merck Biodevelopment SAS
Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies (UK) Ltd - [Application void as of 01/01/2021]
Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as a detergent in the purification process of G-CSF (Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor) inclusion bodies Opinions adopted
0205-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Becton Dickinson Distribution Center NV Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO)) as a processing aid in imported Diagnostics Opinion development
0180-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Bio-Rad Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its non-ionic detergent properties in view of controlling reactions and chromatography support saturation required in the production of highly specific and sensitive in vitro immunoassays dedicated to the diagnosis of viral (HIV, HCV, Dengue) and parasitic infections Opinions adopted
0197-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - MERCK MILLIPORE LIMITED Industrial use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as a surface-active ingredient for the production of two types of mixed cellulose ester membranes (lateral flow and microfiltration membranes). Opinions adopted
0143-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - bioMérieux SA Industrial use of 4-tert-OPnEO for its non-ionic detergent properties in the formulation of reagents for molecular clinical and industrial in vitro preparative and testing applications. Opinions adopted
0188-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Wallac Oy Formulation of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (as Triton X-100) for use in the assay buffer for the GSP® Neonatal GALT kit used for the semi-quantitative determination of galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase (GALT) activity Opinions adopted
0167-04 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Abbott Ireland Professional use of system solutions (Pre-Trigger and Trigger) in the final use of the In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) on ARCHITECT and Alinity automated analyser systems. Opinions adopted
0167-03 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Abbott Ireland Industrial use as a surfactant in the formulation of system solutions (Pre-Trigger and Trigger), for use with In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices (IVDs) on ARCHITECT and Alinity automated analyser systems. Opinions adopted
0198-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals The use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO))(Triton X-100) as a surfactant in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals - Viral Inactivation and associated processes. Opinion development
0197-02 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - MERCK MILLIPORE LIMITED Downstream use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as component of mixed cellulose ester membranes. Opinions adopted
0195-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - RSI ChemRep Europe Ltd (O002) OR for OraSure Technologies Inc Use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated as surfactant in in –vitro diagnostic device developer solution. Opinion development
0206-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Phadia GmbH; Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics UAB Use as component of buffer solutions for the production of purified proteins (cell extraction, chromatographic purification and solvent exchange) and in-process and final Quality Control testing; intended for use as laboratory reagents in Scientific Research and Development and In Vitro Diagnostic applications at Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics UAB Opinions adopted
0199-01 Initial 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated - - Sanquin Reagents B.V. Use of Triton™ X-100 (4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated) in formulation of components for IVD kits. Opinions adopted



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