Poland has informed the Commission that it wants to extend its control
over the production, marketing or use at work of a number of substances
including: 4-nitrobiphenyl (CAS 92-93-3), 2-naphthylamine (CAS 91-59-8),
benzidine (CAS 92-87-5), and biphenyl-4-amine (CAS 92-67-1) and its
salt as a substance on its own or substance in the other substances or
in mixtures in concentrations equal to or greater than 0.1% by weight.
Regarding companies producing, marketing or using the substances, they
will have to provide justification, the amount of a substance or mixture
consumed in a year, the use itself, the number of employees who may be
exposed to a substance or mixture, safety precautions and organisational
measures enacted to protect workers' health.
The notification will be subject to stakeholder consultations by 29 August.
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