Posted Posted in English, Nanomaterials, Plastics, REACH Regulation, Substances & mixtures

A substance is subject to authorisation when it is included in the Authorisation List (REACH Annex XIV). REACH stimulates the gradual substitution of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) by less dangerous alternatives or technologies, where technically and economically feasible. To this end, ECHA frequently assesses the substances on the “Candidate List” to determine which […]

Posted Posted in English, Nanomaterials, Plastics, REACH Regulation, Substances & mixtures

SVHC stands for “Substance of Very High Concern”. Substances may be identified as SVHCs when they: meet the criteria for classification as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR) category 1A or 1B in accordance with the CLP Regulation. are Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic (PBT) or very Persistent and very Bioaccumulative (vPvB) according to REACH […]

Posted Posted in English, REACH Regulation, Substances & mixtures

If your supplier also manufactures or imports the substance, he has the obligation to register the substance (if the manufactured or imported quantity is larger than 1 tonne per year). Registrants who register their substances as (transported) isolated intermediate, can provide reduced registration information, if they confirm that the substance is manufactured and used under […]

Posted Posted in English, Nanomaterials, Plastics, REACH Regulation, Substances & mixtures

Companies that manufacturer or import chemical substances in quantities above 1 tonne are responsible for demonstrating how substances can be used safely. To this end, they must collect information regarding the physical chemical properties, hazard profile and uses of their substances. If a substance is identified to be hazardous, a Chemical Safety Assessment (CSA) must […]