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Acronyms

ACT
Authorities Coordination Table
AoA
Analysis of Alternatives
AfA
Application for Authorisation
BDU
Broad Defi nition of Use
BIU
Broad Information on Use
CBA
Cost Benefi t Analysis
CA
Competent Authority (see also MSCA)
CARACAL
Competent Authorities for REACH and CLP
CEA
Cost Eff ectiveness Analysis
CLH
Harmonized Classifi cation and Labelling
CMR
Carcinogenic Mutagenic or toxic for Reproduction
CoRAP
Community Rolling Action Plan
CSA
Chemical Safety Assessment
CSR
Chemical Safety Report
DNEL
Derived No-Eff ect Level
DU
Downstream User
EC
European Commission
ECHA
European Chemicals Agency
EU
European Union
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
MCA
Multi-Criteria Analysis
M/I
Manufacturer/Importer
MS
Member State
MSC
Member State Committee
MSCA
Member State Competent Authority
OEL
Occupational Exposure Level
OR
Only representative
PACT
Public version of the Authorities Coordination Table
PBT
Persistent, Bio-accumulative and Toxic
PEC
Predicted Environmental Concentration
PNEC
Predicted No-Eff ect Concentration
R&D
Research & Development
RA
Risk Assessment
RAC
Risk Assessment Committee (ECHA)
RCR
Risk Characterisation Ratio
REACH
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation
and restriction of Chemicals
RiME
Risk Management Experts
RMM
Risk Management Measures
RMO
Risk Management Options
RMOA
Riske management Options Analysis
SEAC
Committee for Socio Economic Analysis
SME
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
SP
Substitution plan
SVHC
Substance of Very High Concern
vPvB
very Persistent very Bio-accumulative

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