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The plating industry can breathe a sigh of relief: at the moment, boric acid will not become subject to authorisation. For the time being, the European Commission has postponed the decision on the inclusion of boric acid in Annex XIV (Authorization List) of the REACH regulation. The respective...more

The sunset date for chromium trioxide (September 21, 2017) is approaching. As Annex XIV substance, chromium trioxide will be subject to authorisation, which entails new obligations for downstream users, i.e. formulators and platers. Under REACH, substances may either be included in Annex XVII...more

Yet another building block has been added to Schlötter’s integrated management system: an energy management system (EnMS). With the new certificate being handed over to Schlötter on October 26, 2016, the company is now officially certified to DIN EN ISO 50001. The new EnMS was implemented under the...more

In a recent press release (June 27, 2016), ECHA reported that substantial progress has been made in the applications for REACH authorisation of several uses for Chromium Trioxide. ECHA’s RAC (Risk Assessment) and SEAC (Socio-Economic Analysis) Committees have recently issued their draft...more

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