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Published on 26th January, 2017
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REACH Guide

At a glance:

REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals. It came into force on 1st June 2007 and replaced a number of European Directives and Regulations with a single system. Almost every business in the UK will have a new responsibility under REACH.

This guide is designed to give a general introduction to REACH awareness and user obligations.


Highlights:

  • Overview of REACH
  • How does REACH work
  • Company obligations
  • Candidate list of substances
  • Substances of very high concern (SVHC)
  • Restrictions of substances

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