Trichloroethylene passed its REACH sunset date last month. Users of the solvent should be aware of what this signals, especially those operating enclosed, not sealed, systems. Andrew Allcock explains
Degreasing solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) saw its REACH sunset date arrive last month, on 21 April, which would have meant that it could not be supplied or used after that date had “authorisation” not been sought, and granted, for its continued use. (REACH is a EU regulation – Registration, Evaluation, ...