What does this require producers and users to do regarding customer and employee communication?

Once the proposal will be adopted, as a minimum information to customers, the European Binding Limit Value will have to be mentioned in Section 15. ‘Regulatory Information’ of the Safety Data Sheets.

It will be good practice to encourage and help customers to develop their measures and technologies to eliminate or reduce as low as technically possible the exposure to respirable crystalline silica potentially generated by their processes. It will be important to specify that it is not a question of substituting the raw material but to control the dust potentially emitted during their handling and use.