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 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

  • Did anyone tell the customer?

    Companies making or transporting chemicals in Europe, or importing chemicals into Europe, have until the end of November before substances classified as high-volume or hazardous must be registered under the European Union’s (EU) Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program. Industry executives working on Reach expect most chemicals to be registered in time, but ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • 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 Verisk 3E

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Publication of the report about evaluation of substances dossiers

    REACH: evaluation of substances The recently published annual report concerns the activity of the Agency about the evaluation of substances. In 2013 the evaluation activity focused on the control of compliance for the registration dossiers of substances: overall ECHA controlled 1130 dossiers, exceeding the target of 5% of the total number of dossiers ...


    By Selerant srl

  • 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.

  • EU Publishes Regulation Regarding REACH Joint Submission of Data and Data Sharing

    On January 6, 2016, the European Union (EU) published its Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/9 regarding the joint submission of data and data sharing under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) in the Official Journal of the European Union. The ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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 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

  • 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 Verisk 3E

  • 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 Verisk 3E

  • Zameer Qureshi Presents “The European REACH Regulation – Basic Concepts and Key Issues for NACD Members”

    On February 22, 2018, Zameer Qureshi, Legal Consultant to The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU), presented “The European REACH Regulation – Basic Concepts and Key Issues for NACD Members” at a National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) webinar.  This presentation covered an overview of the European Union’s (EU) ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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.

  • Data Citation and Compensation: How REACH Compares With the FIFRA Scheme

    The European Union’s REACH regulation is a complex chemical management regulation intended to replace approximately 40 previously existing legal instruments with a single EU regulatory scheme for all chemical substances (both new and existing substances). It also creates a data compensation scheme for entities that must rely upon studies another entity generated to ...


    By Acta Group

  • ECHA launches the Eighth Stakeholders` Day conference on 26 March 2013

    Which is the focus of the conference? The ECHA Eighth Stakeholders' Day conference will take place on 26 March, 2013 in Helsinki. ECHA will focus the conference specifically on SMEs, in particular member registrants, who are preparing for the 2013 REACH registration deadline. The speakers ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Results of IPC Survey on REACH Preparedness in the North American and European Electronic Interconnect Industry

    About REACHThe new European Union (EU) legislation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) took effect on June 1, 2007. The regulation establishes new requirements for chemicals and substances manufactured within or imported into the EU, restricting those that are deemed to pose a high risk to environment, health and safety.Every substance, ...


    By Quantum Compliance

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