reach registration Articles

  • Coming soon: 2013 REACH registration deadline

    After the first REACH registration deadline in 2010, European industry now has to prepare for the second registration deadline of the 31st of May 2013. This deadline is for the registration of all phase-in substances manufactured or imported in the EU above 100 tonnes per year. The lessons learned in 2010 tell us that all the companies involved in this phase have to be prepared and start work ...


    By WCA Environment Ltd.

  • REACH: next registration deadline is June 2013

    REACH: registration process. The registration process for the producers and importers of substances, involves the obligation to submit to ECHA a dossier containing a wealth of information about the properties of substances and, in the absence of available data, the obligation to carry out experimental tests for characterize the physico-chemical, toxicological and environmental.  ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Companies are speeding up the registration of substances under Europe`s Reach legislation

    With just six months to go before the first deadline for registering substances under Europe's Reach legislation, companies are accelerating their efforts to gather the necessary data. But there are still concerns that some of the substance information exchange forums (SIEFs), which bring together companies registering the same substance, have ground to a halt. Some companies and SIEFs ...


    By 3E Company

  • REACH urgency

    Half of the non-chemical supplier companies doing business in Europe will be shut out of that market next January 1st. Are you one of them? According to a survey published on July 22, 2008 by the Association Connection Electronic Industries (IPC) on REACH readiness, “only about half of the companies in the other industry segments [non chemical suppliers] are taking … basic steps towards ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • REACH and GHS Compared

    REACH (the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) and GHS (Globally Harmonization System) are two separate but cohesive regulative bodies.  Their scopes differ, but the objective for both is to create better protection from the hazards associated with chemicals.  This article ...


    By SiteHawk

  • What is the REACH of your exposure?

    Margarethe Jaroszewski of 3E Company looks at the extra burden REACH Exposure Scenarios will bring The REACH Regulation went into effect on 1 June 2007, simplifying but also complicating the compliance work for companies manufacturing or importing chemicals in Europe. As a result, all companies manufacturing, importing, distributing or using chemical substances on their own, in mixtures ...


    By 3E Company

  • 8 steps to comply with reach

    1 Understand REACH requirements Published on December 18, 2006, EU REACH Regulation (EC) No.1907/2006 sets out new requirements for the control of chemicals throughout the EU. While some provisions went into effect on June 1, 2007, the regulation is being implemented in phases over ten years. REACH affects all companies with European production or distribution of chemical substances, as ...


    By 3E Company

  • REACH Quality Assurance Manual

    The first wave of REACH registration in 2010 challenged everyone involved, regulators and registrants alike. As a service provider founded to respond to REACH, EcoMundo was in the front line. We have learned a lot from practical experience. While this manual’s primary target is our own rapidly growing staff, we are happy to share it with our business partners and beyond. The REACH ...


    By EcoMundo

  • REACH: How to prepare for the inspection?

    Inspections REACH: what are they? With the publication of Decree Sanctions (Legislative Decree no. 133/2009, published in the Official Gazette of 24/09/2009 ) which provides for the application of penalties in cases of non-compliance with the provisions of the REACH Regulation, began an intense program monitoring and verification by the ...


    By Selerant srl

  • REACH - Downstream Users

    REACH Express Nb 1 REACH is a European Regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. It creates a European Chemicals Agency. Its scope is to ensure a high level of human health and environmental protection, with the goal of achieving sustainable development. This text is directly applicable in all the Member States of the European Union. REACH is ...


    By CYLTEHA

  • CRC registration lags behind the predicted 20,000 marks

    The CRC registration is progressing very slowly but it is expected to speed up further after the holiday season. As previously reported by Envido the registration for the UK’s CRC Energy Efficiency (cap-and-trade) scheme legislation is progressing very slowly. Although, the registration process runs to the end of September, at the end of June only 2,983 companies had made an information ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Don’t Let REACH Become a Stretch

    CHEMICAL REGULATION IN THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) will change radically when the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) Program is implemented. The program will mandate registration of chemicals that are manufactured or imported into the EU in quantities exceeding 1 metric ton, and will require further evaluation of those that surpass 100 metric tons. Certain “high concern” ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • REACH Heads Back to the Drawing Board

    The European Commission's proposals for reforming the EU's chemicals policy with its so-called REACH regime have created the biggest storm in over 30 years of EU environmental policy. The internet consultation on its draft legislative proposals attracted some 7,000 responses over the summer - and provoked a high-level political backlash which has thrown them back into the melting-pot. Since the ...

  • Reaching for success: exploring the impact of the EU`s REACH initiative

    The European Union’s REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulation requires all companies manufacturing, importing, distributing, or using chemical substances in Europe to examine their chemical inventory for substances within the scope of the regulation and to ensure compliance. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) manages the system. Key ...


    By 3E Company

  • REACH Exposed: Stressing environmental compliance

    In June 2007, I contributed an article to SMT that focused on the emergence of environmentally conscious technologies (ECTs), to address the ever present requirements for greener products and the greening of manufacturing supply chains. The key factors identified when evaluating the use of ECT’s were toxicity, energy, and waste.  Toxicity requirements have been driven by global product ...


    By The GoodBye Chain Group

  • REACH exposed: stressing environmental compliance

    Originally published in SMT May, 2008 In June 2007, I contributed an article to SMT that focused on the emergence of environmentally conscious technologies (ECTs), to address the ever present requirements for greener products and the greening of manufacturing supply chains. The key factors identified when evaluating the use of ECT’s were toxicity, energy, and waste. Toxicity ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • REACH and Pesticides: What U.S. Exporters May Not Realize

    Pesticide manufacturers and formulators who export to the European Union must not fall into the trap of assuming that the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation applies only to the chemical industry. The authors of this article say manufacturers and formulators can be expected to experience first hand REACH’s impact and need to become ready. Inert ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Korea K-REACH to Come into Force in January 2015

    From 1 January, 2015, all new substances and priority substances that are manufactured or imported in a quantity of more than 1 ton/year are required to be registered with the MOE. The hazard evaluation is mandatory for all registered substances and risk assessment is also required for substances over 100 ton/year.  This Act aims to protect human health and the environment. K-REACH is a ...


    By SGS

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