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European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Euromines Magnesium Hydroxide Consortium contacts
Euromines is providing the Secretariat for the Magnesium Hydroxide Consortium.

Contact points:
Kasia Palaczanis – palaczanis@euromines.be
Corina Hebestreit – hebestreit@euromines.be
Tel: +32 2 775 63 31
Fax: +32 2 770 63 03

Substance: Magnesium Oxide
EINECS number: 215-171-9

Exempt under Annex V

Substance: Magnesium Hydroxide
EINECS number: 215-170-3

About Euromines Magnesium Hydroxide Consortium

The Euromines Magnesium Hydroxide Consortium was formed in April 2008 for the core purpose of assisting industry to comply with REACH. The Consortium gathers the main EU magnesia manufacturers and traders. In September 2010 a joint registration dossier was submitted to ECHA for Magnesium hydroxide and it successfully passed the technical completeness check.

About Euromines

Euromines is a recognised representative of the European metals and minerals mining industry in Europe. Its main objective is to promote the industry and keep relations to the European institutions at all levels. Additionally, it provides services to its members with regard to the EU policy and a network for information exchange and co-operation throughout the sector within Europe. Euromines fosters contacts with other parts of the mining community throughout the world.

Did you know?

REACH is the European Community Regulation on chemicals and their safe use (EC 1907/2006). It deals with the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances. The law entered into force on 1 June 2007.