Lead compounds are essential for battery manufacturing and should be exempt from authorisation, says industry

The lead battery industry has urged the European Commission to use its discretion to grant an Article 58(2) exemption from REACH authorisation for use of lead compounds in battery manufacturing. Four lead compounds – lead monoxide, lead tetroxide, pentalead tetraoxide sulphate and tetralead trioxide sulphate have been proposed for inclusion on the REACH 7th priority […]

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