REACH Implementation News

  • thinkstep sponsoring the Future of Surfactants Summit Europe

    thinkstep sponsored the Future of Surfactants Summit Europe. In this context Margarida Gama, Senior Consultant, thinkstep gave an inspiring speech: “Sustainability: a driver for innovation in the home and personal care sector”. Over the two days, experts from companies like thinkstep, Henkel, BASF and LMC International provided an in-depth analysis of current challenges and ...


    By thinkstep

  • ECHA announces exceptional scenarios for late registrants

    Great news for companies that might be facing issues to submit their REACH registration dossier within the due date of May 31st 2018. ECHA has announced that The Director’s Contact Group (DCG) has identified exceptional scenarios where registrants may find it difficult to submit a complete registration dossier by the imposed deadline. Every affected company will ...


    By Lisam Systems

  • European Commission Adds 25 CMRs To REACH Annex XVII

    If you supply chemical products to the European market, you should be aware that last week the European Commission made significant amendments to the Appendices to Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation. Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1510 – which makes changes to Entries 28, 29 and 30 of Annex XVII – specifically concerns substances classified as CMRs. What are CMRs? ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Company Announces First REACH Registration of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

    On October 13, 2016, OCSiAl announced that it is the first manufacturer of single wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) to complete Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) registration. According to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The Cheat Sheet: Conference on Emerging & Critical Environmental Product Requirements [WEBINAR]

    The regulatory landscape is always changing. Attending valuable conferences is a great way to stay ahead of the curve, but sometimes it just is not possible. On June 16th at 1 PM EST, join Assent Compliance for a webinar hosted by James Calder, Director of Compliance Programs, and Valerie Kuntz, Materials Management Subject Matter Expert. They will delve into key ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • ECHA stabilises guidance two years ahead of the 2018 REACH deadline

    The Agency will apply a two year ‘moratorium' on updates to the majority of its guidance on REACH before the 31 May 2018 deadline. It concerns any guidance that explains the registration requirements. The moratorium is set to begin on 31 May 2016. The purpose of this stand-still period is to provide a sufficiently long period of stability for future registrants to undertake their ...

  • Intertek helps companies prepare for 2018 REACH deadline

    Intertek, a leading provider of quality solutions worldwide, offers comprehensive testing and consulting support for the last REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) registration deadline of 1 June 2018 for all substances manufactured in the European Union (EU) or imported into the EU in quantities of between one and 100 tonnes per year. REACH is an EU ...


    By Intertek Group plc

  • Know more about the effects of the chemicals we use in Europe

    There is now a new, easier way to find out about the chemicals we use on a daily basis. The information is available in three layers of complexity: the simple infocard, the more detailed brief profile and the full source data. The infocard gives a summary of the key information on a chemical substance in plain English. Users can read about the chemicals they are exposed ...

  • REACH data-sharing principles clarified

    A new implementing regulation adopted by the European Commission defines more clearly what the terms ‘fair, transparent and non-discriminatory' mean for data sharing in the REACH Regulation. It also gives ECHA the mandate to make sure that all registrants of the same substance are part of one joint registration. The regulation is applicable as of 26 January 2016. The regulation sets ...

  • EP and Council of the EU Reach Agreement on Proposed Novel Food Regulation

    On November 11, 2015, the Council of the European Union (EU) announced that its Permanent Representatives Committee approved the proposed novel food regulation. On November ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Regulatory Support is in REACH for US Companies

    The REACH Centre and Gradient have teamed up to provide North American based companies that export chemicals or mixtures to the EU with advice and support to meet their regulatory obligations under EU REACH. Under the upcoming REACH 2018 deadline, substances that are manufactured in the European Union (EU) or imported from outside the EU in quantities of between 1 and 100 tonnes per ...


    By Yordas Group Ltd

  • EU - ECHA workshop on the use of REACH/CLP information at industrial sites

    At a workshop held in Helsinki on 16-17 April 2015 stakeholders discussed how information generated through the REACH and CLP processes can be used to promote the safe use of chemicals at industrial sites. The objectives are to explore how the data generated by REACH and CLP can support companies in complying with their obligations under other legislations, how that use of information can be ...

  • Workshop: Maintaining your REACH Registrations: Dossier Quality, Evaluation and CoRAP, Leeds - 19 May 2015

    Every manufacturer, importer and Only Representative has duties beyond the initial submission of a registration dossier. Maintaining your registration is an essential part of compliance, particularly as new information emerges about your substance or its uses. In addition, if your substance is on the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) for evaluation, has been selected for dossier evaluation, ...


    By REACHReady Ltd

  • The Acta Group shortlisted for two Chemicals Northwest 2015 Awards

    The Acta Group (Acta), a global scientific and business consulting firm offering a full range of support services for the process of obtaining approvals to market industrial chemicals, biocides, and chemical products with offices in Washington, D.C., Beijing, China, and Manchester, UK, has been named to the shortlist of candidates for two Chemicals Northwest 2015 Awards: "Chemical Services ...


    By Acta Group

  • REACH 2018 Roadmap published

    ECHA has published its REACH 2018 Roadmap, which outlines the Agency's milestones planned in the run up towards the final REACH registration deadline. The last registration deadline for existing chemicals will be on 31 May 2018. The deadline concerns companies that manufacture or import substances in low volumes, between 1-100 tonnes per year. For the last REACH registration deadline, ...

  • Updated guidance to support R&D and innovation

    The REACH Regulation aims to ensure "a high level of protection of human health and the environment as well as the free movement of substances, on their own, in mixtures and in articles, while enhancing competitiveness and innovation". Potential exemptions from registration under REACH exist for substances used in research and development. This updated guidance and the associated ...

  • REACH 2018 web pages unveiled

    ECHA urges all companies to start preparing now for the REACH registration deadline of 31 May 2018. To support this, ECHA has published new web pages with improved access to relevant information. This registration deadline concerns substances manufactured or imported in low volumes, 1 to 100 tonnes per year. ECHA has consulted its stakeholders over the past months to enable the Agency to offer ...

  • AEM Partners with Compliance & Risks on EU REACH Initiative and Newsletter

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Compliance & Risks today announced the launch of a newsletter, the EU REACH Executive Brief.  The newsletter will keep equipment manufacturers informed about EU REACH regulations that apply to machinery imports to ...

  • Registration numbers granted to 9 030 REACH 2013 registrations

    Registration numbers have been granted to 9 030 dossiers that were submitted by the second REACH registration deadline on 31 May 2013. This corresponds to 2 998 more substances being registered under REACH. ECHA is publishing the non-confidential information from these dossiers on its website. According to the REACH Regulation, ECHA has three months to perform completeness checks on all ...

  • Proposal to add new substances to the evaluation process

    What are the new substances proposed for evaluation? The substances proposed by Germany are 1,4-Benzenediamine, N,N'-mixed phenyl and tolyl derivatives (CAS 68953-84-4). These substances have been proposed as suspected of having PBT properties. What is the evaluation process? The evaluation process allows the Agency ECHA to verify that the industry ...


    By Selerant srl

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