Applications for authorisation are submitted in a way that severely complicates the work of the SEA committee experts. To facilitate the work of SEAC, ChemSec urges ECHA and the Commission to consider three changes to the process.
1. Include a wider perspective on costs and benefits in the socioeconomic analysis.
2. Require applicants to specify the use and function of chemicals in more detail.
3. Make procedural changes to smoothen the process.
Download the full document to read the entire proposal.