REACH Implementation Articles

  • 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.

  • What Are Full Material Disclosures? [VIDEO]

    Successful companies are always looking for ways to streamline their business, find efficiencies and lower costs. Within materials compliance departments, the best way for companies to achieve this is through the collection of full material disclosures (FMDs) from their supply chain. Instead of requesting material declarations for specific substances, full material disclosures allow companies ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • 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.

  • Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

    The implementation of the INSPIRE Directive across the European Union (EU) has reached the halfway stage with generally positive outcomes. This mid‑term evaluation report looks at the implementation of the directive and its relevance, and discusses any fine-tuning necessary to fully meet its initial objective of creating an infrastructure to share spatial data and services in Europe ...

  • Regulation 649/2012 and dangerous chemicals

    When the Regulation will enter into force? The Regulation (CE) 649/2012 “Export and Import of dangerous chemicals”, which will replace theRegulation 689/2008 (PIC), will enter into force from 1 March 2014. What are the changes introduced by the Regulation? ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Modernizing SAP EH&S to get Global Results

    3E Company partner IDS Scheer Consulting of Software AG recently published a case study detailing Linde AG's deployment of 3E's SAP EH&S solutions.  As a result of the collaboration, Linde's European SAP EH&S platform has been optimized to serve its global needs as well. “Having trusted business with IDS Scheer Consulting for such a long time is a strong basis for this ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • REACH Regulation update

    Amendment of Annex XVII of REACH Regulation. In the Official Journal of the European Union L 328 of 7 December 2013, it has been published theCommission Regulation (UE) n. 1272/2013 (Annex 1), of 6 December 2013, amending Annex XVII of theREACH Regulation.  The Regulation ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Proposal for an update of the Plan for substances evaluation (CORAP)

    CoRAP: Community Rolling Action Plan The evaluation process is the responsibility of the Competent Authorities of the Member States. The evaluation process, according to REACH regulation, allows clarifying the risks of substances and, if the evaluation reveals the need to have more information, further information can be requested to the registrants or to the users of those ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Adaptive hysteresis-band current controller

    One of the most complicated control problems in variable speed AC drives is the difficulty of processing feedback signal of the outer loop in the presence of harmonics. However, conventional fixed band hysteresis controller has a variable switching frequency throughout the fundamental period. A variable-hysteresis-band controller comes as a solution to reach an optimal ripple current. An ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Authorisation: ECHA recommends 10 substances SVHC for the authorisation

    What is the ECHA recommendation? Ten substances recommended for the authorisation by ECHA are chosen according to their danger characteristics and for the volume used, as well as the potential use related to human exposure. In the choice of substances ECHA has taken account of the comments received during the public consultation last ...


    By Selerant srl

  • 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

  • The Candidate List has been updated with 54 new substances SVHC

    Candidate List: what is the goal of ECHA?  The aim of ECHA remains to ensure that all substances dangerous to human health and the environment are identified and used in accordance with the most appropriate measures of risk.  The reasons that led to the inclusion of these 138 substances in the Candidate List are different. In ...


    By Selerant srl

  • SGS offers Online Training Tool for REACH Compliance

    The EU’s REACH legislation places the responsibility squarely on manufacturers and importers to ensure the chemical composition of their products does not endanger human health. Keeping track of the data and making it available on demand poses a number of challenges for compliance. The principle REACH is based on is that it is the responsibility of industry participants to ensure that only ...


    By SGS

  • Turkey aims to harmonize its chemical legislation with the EU REACH and CLP regulation

    In Turkey, the Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation has been aiming to comply with the European Union (EU) legislation on chemicals, amongst others European Union (EU) Regulation EC/1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (known as REACH Regulation) and Regulation EC/1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and ...

  • 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 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 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.

  • REACHing for Better Risk Management: Europe`s new chemical regulatory regime

    This article is for all of those wondering whether or not you need to react to the impacts of European Union’s REACH chemical legislation (hint: absolutely!). While some wonder how stiff the fines might be for non-compliance with the new rules, they miss the point: their markets and their very businesses are at risk! Understanding and getting familiar is a good first step for you. 1. What is ...

  • How does the EU directive on biocides work?

    Question: How does the EU directive on biocides work? The EU Biocide Products Directive 98/8/EC (known as the BPD) was issued in February 1998 and was to be implemented in all member states by 13 May 2000. In many ways, the BPD is a precursor to the proposed REACh regulation, which will require the registration of all existing chemical substances in the EU. Similarly to the REACh, the purpose ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • European chemicals policy reform `Countdown to REACH` conference report

    After seven years of heated debate, and nearly five years after the publication of the white paper, the reform of chemicals policy legislation in the EU is entering its final stage. In November, the European Parliament as well as the Council under the British Presidency is going to decide in a first round about the future chemical policy called REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and ...

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