Consultation on alternatives for Applications for authorisation:
Webform to submit comments

Using the webform below you may submit your comments for the consultation on alternatives to an Annex XIV substance for the uses for which ECHA has received applications for authorisation. For details on the consultation process, please refer to Applications for Authorisation webpage.

You are requested to provide basic information on possible alternative(s) in the webform below and more detailed information in a “complete version” and a “public version” of your submission as separate attachments.

Instructions on how to organise and submit the information on alternatives are available in the document:
Submission of information on alternatives by interested third parties for the consultations on alternatives for Applications for Authorisation

The same document outlines what sections of your submission will be published on ECHA’s website.

The following formats can be used to organise in an attachment the ”complete version” and the “public version” of the information on the alternative you wish to present:
- Format for third party submission of information on alternatives (”complete version”)
- Format for third party submission of information on alternatives (”public version”)

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 I. Contact information
1. Personal information

Note: A confirmation email with your submission number will be sent to this email address.

How do you prefer to be contacted by ECHA if its scientific committee has follow-up questions regarding the “complete” and “public” versions of your submission? *

Please note that any email communication sent to you will not be encrypted. If you choose this option for communication, ECHA does not, to the extent permitted by law, accept any liability for any external compromise of confidentiality in relation to transmissions sent by email.

Please note that fax communication to you will not be encrypted. If you choose this option for communication, ECHA does not, to the extent permitted by law, accept any liability for any external compromise of confidentiality in relation to transmissions sent by fax.

If you choose this option for communication, ECHA does not, to the extent permitted by law, accept any liability for any external compromise of confidentiality in relation to communications sent via registered mail.

2. Affiliation


 II. Comments
1. Alternative
1.1 Type of Alternative

Note: For instructions on how to define your alternative, please consult the document: Guide to third party submission of information on alternatives.



Technical alternative (i.e., an adaptation or a change in the technology, process, procedure, device, modification of end product or other solutions)
1.2. Information on the Alternative


|Note: Use this field if you have selected "Technical alternative" in section 1.1. Type of Alternative
 2. ”Public version” attachment

Note: Use Template for third party submission of information on alternatives to prepare your submission.
Maximum file size is 10 MB

Please note that the ECHA Committees will formulate their opinion on the availability of suitable alternatives taking into account only the “complete version” of your submission, if such is provided. However, when asking the applicant(s) for clarifications on possible alternatives and when preparing the final opinion, the Committees can refer only to the information submitted by you which has been deemed non-confidential. For this reason, please ensure that you provide a meaningfull ”public version” of your submission.

ECHA will make this attachment publicly available as provided. Please ensure that all confidential information has been blanked out and does not contain any confidential information either in the text itself, in the properties of the submitted file or in any metadata contained therein. ECHA will not be held liable for any damages caused by making the attachment publicly available.

 3. “Complete version” attachment

Upload the “Complete version” of your submission:
Note: Use Format for third party submission of information on alternatives to prepare your submission. Ensure that you provide clear justifications for all information which you claim not to be made publicly available as laid out in the format instructions.

Maximum file size is 10 MB

Please note that the Committees will formulate their opinion by taking into account only the information in the “complete version” of your submission if such is provided.

Please note that if an access to documents application pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 on public access to documents is received regarding this information, in order to define its position ECHA will have to perform first an assessment of the content of this information. Therefore, you are requested to indicate any reason for which disclosure of this information should be denied (in the justification section in the format for third party submission of information on alternatives). Please note that ECHA can examine as valid only reasons appearing in Article 4 of the Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 on public access to documents.

 4. Type of comment

These buttons are purely for the purpose of categorising comment. They will not be taken into account in the opinion-making process.




 5. Consultation selection

Note: Select the consultations for which the above information on the alternative is applicable.

 Consultation NumberSubstance NameEC NumberCAS NumberDeadline for commentsApplicant(s)Broad information on use applied For
0260-01Chromium trioxide215-607-81333-82-013/07/2022Sarrel; Sarreliber - Transformação de Plásticos e Metais, S.AIndustrial use of chromium trioxide for the etching of plastics materials, as a pre-treatment step of the electroplating process, for automotive applications mostly
0261-01Chromium trioxide215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022Metalbrass s.r.l.Electroplating of metal substrates using chromium trioxide to achieve functional surfaces for the sanitary sector
0262-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-013/07/2022Cromoplastica C.M.C. S.r.l.Use of chromium trioxide for etching of plastic substrates as a key pre-treatment step for creating an electrically conductive surface to enable electroplating
0262-02Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022Cromoplastica C.M.C. S.r.l. Use of chromium trioxide for electroplating of plastic substrates to achieve a protective and durable surface with a silvery finish
0263-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-81333-82-0 13/07/2022OrelecIndustrial use of chromium trioxide for the hard chrome plating of injection moulds in order to provide hardness, wear resistance and good demoulding properties, critical for the manufacture of high-quality plastic parts.
0264-01Chromium trioxide215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022CRISTINA SRL A SOCIO UNICOElectroplating of different types of substrates using Chromium Trioxide to achieve functional surfaces with high durability and a bright or matt silvery appearance for sanitary applications.
0265-01trixylyl phosphate246-677-825155-23-113/07/2022EDF S.A. Industrial use as a hydraulic fluid in closed systems to drive and control the steam inlet valves of turbines
0265-02trixylyl phosphate 246-677-8 25155-23-1 13/07/2022EDF S.A. Industrial use as a hydraulic fluid in closed systems to drive and control main steam isolation valves
0266-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022OLIVARI B SPA Electroplating of brass substrates using chromium trioxide to achieve functional surfaces for architectural fittings
0267-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022SPGPrints B.V.Use of Cr(VI) in an integrated process to create a hard surface with selective adhesion properties on mandrels used to manufacture screens for Rotary Screen Printing (RSP) for textile and other (printing) applications
0268-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022Rubinetteria Paffoni S.p.A.Functional chrome plating with decorative character of metal substrates for sanitary applications
0269-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022RUBINETTERIE 3M SRLElectroplating of different types of substrates using Chromium Trioxide to achieve functional surfaces with high durability and a bright or matt silvery appearance for sanitary applications.
0270-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022MAIER S. COOP. MAIER CZ s.r.o.; MAIER CROMOPLASTICA S.p.AFunctional chrome plating with decorative character for automotive applications
0270-02Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022MAIER S. COOP. MAIER CZ s.r.o.; MAIER CROMOPLASTICA S.p.A Etching of plastics with chromium trioxide as pre-treatment step for electroplating of plastics for automotive applications
0271-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022Villeroy & Boch Gustavsberg; AB FM Mattsson Mora Group ABThe use of chromium trioxide for electroplating of metal substrates with the purpose to create a long-lasting high durability surface with bright look for kitchen and bathroom sanitary ware
0272-01Chromium trioxide 215-607-8 1333-82-0 13/07/2022RIGHI S.p.A. Electroplating of metal substrates using chromium trioxide to achieve functional surfaces for the sanitary sector