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Registration: we have REACHed the last deadline!

For 11 years, REACH regulation has been imposing registration, evaluation and authorisation of chemical substances that are manufactured, used or imported on the European market for more than a tonne per year. The main goal of REACH regulation is to rationalise and improve the old regulatory frame of the European Union on chemical products. EcoMundo backtracks on the regulatory advances and gives you details on the future of industrials after this last deadline. Read more...

REACH registration: 4 exceptional cases in which ECHA agrees to relax the deadline of May 2018

The last deadline for the REACH Registration is drawing closer and closer! If you manufacture or import substances on the European market at more than one tonne per year, you are required to register them under REACH by 31 May 2018. ECHA, however, has listed four exceptional circumstances for which it accepts to relax the deadline. Read more...

Using a service provider for my REACH Registration: the advantages

In accordance with the REACH Regulation (EC No 1907/2006), by 31 May 2018, each manufacturer or importer of chemical substances in the European Union in more than one tonne per year is required to submit a registration dossier to ECHA. This procedure can be subcontracted to a service provider so that he can help in the steps to follow such as the choice of the dossier type, for example.

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SMEs: What budget for REACH Registration?

The REACH deadline of 31st May 2018 is coming! It is particularly strategic to optimise the expenses linked to the Registration of substances. Below, EcoMundo provides you with details on the different costs linked to a REACH Registration process for SMEs. After reading this article, you will have all the key elements and will be able to grasp the deadline of May 2018 with complete peace of mind.

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What should I do if I missed the deadline for late pre-Registration?

The deadline for the last phase of REACH Registration has never been this close! Companies that manufacture or import more than a tonne of a given chemical substance have to register before 1st June 2018. But what happens if you missed the deadline of late pre-Registration on 31st May 2017? The answer: an Inquiry. EcoMundo enlightens you on the steps to follow. Read more...

Monitoring of REACH registration and authorisation dossiers to be toughened in 2019

The Forum has been planning projects of harsher monitoring for REACH registration and authorisation dossiers in 2019. It has also been decided that the Forum will team up with accredited stakeholders to improve the quality of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs). In this article, EcoMundo pinpoints the changes to come.


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4 registration dossiers revoked by ECHA

Be careful: during the REACH registration dossier assessment, once submitted, ECHA may revoke certain dossiers deemed inadequate. The Agency recently revoked four REACH registration dossiers considered as incomplete or breaching the « one substance, one registration » principle. What are the dossier assessment methods, and what is the criteria according to which ECHA can refuse registration dossiers?

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