Do you use white arsenic? Diarsenic trioxide - CAS # 1327-53-3

Do you use white arsenic?
Diarsenic trioxide - CAS # 1327-53-3
You may do if you:
Manufacture special glass
Or
Are involved in the production of lead alloys
(If you are unsure please ask your supplier)
If you do – READ ON AS IT MIGHT AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS:
You might need to apply for approval (“authorisation”) from Europe to continue to use white
arsenic in the future
SO ACT NOW!!
HAVE YOUR SAY BY CLICKING HERE.
You can comment on, e.g.
How a ban would affect your business
Whether alternative substances and technologies proposed by ECHA are suitable for your
business
Your use in a novel application for which an exemption from authorisation may be
justifiable
You can also ask your trade association to submit comments on your behalf.
HSA support
The HSA are also interested in your concerns, so that we can support Irish Industry where
possible. A copy of your submission/specific comments can be forwarded to the email address:
Marketing&[email protected]
* Please note that any use involving white arsenic as an intermediate, wood preservative or
medicinal product is exempt from the authorisation process.
Respond by 30th September 2010 or else your business may be affected in future
Further information on the authorisation process under REACH can be found by clicking on:
Health and Safety Authority - Authorisation
ECHA Website - Authorisation