The European Chlorinated Solvent Association (ECSA) has developed
this online toolbox to provide users of chlorinated solvents with
information about the safe & sustainable use of the products.

The toolbox is built as a self-explainatory guide based on a simple decision tree of product applications to lead the interested user readily to the proper information on safe use, environmental protection as well as legislative requirements.The applications are color-coded with following ECSA recommendation:
Green application: uses are REACH assessed and/or permitted and recommended under certain conditions as described.
Red application: uses are not REACH assessed and/or prohibited.
The recommendations take into account REACH (1907/2006/EC on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) as well as other European legislation or voluntary industry commitments. The content of the Toolbox is based on the REACH Chemical Safety Assessment (CSA) of the substances. However, the Toolbox does include recommendations based on experience of ECSA members that go beyond the given legal framework of the CSA under REACH.

Specific national legislation on marketing or use restrictions beyond European legislation has not been considered and recommendations in this toolbox are not intended as a substitute for relevant national or international regulations which the user shall always consult and respect.

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