Validation of applications
Member State Competent Authority
Within 30 days from ECHA have accepted an application, the evaluating Member State competent authority shall validate the application if the minimum data requirements of Article 6, paragraph 1 are met, and any justifications for the adaptation of data requirements, have been submitted.
Member states shall charge applicants fees for the services that they provide in relation to the procedures of the regulation and the competent authority shall as soon as possible after ECHA has accepted an application, inform the applicant of these fees. Where the evaluating competent authority considers that an application is incomplete, it shall inform the applicant about what additional information is required.
The evaluating competent authority shall within 365 days of the validation of an application, evaluate the application in accordance with the requirements in Article 4 and 5, and send an assessment report and the conclusions of its evaluation to ECHA. It shall give the applicant an opportunity to provide written comments to the report within 30 days.
For biocidal products where nanomaterials are used, authorization to use the product cannot be given, unless the risk to human health, animal health and the environment has been assessed separately for the nanomaterials.