Posted Posted in Circular Economy, English, Plastics, Substances & mixtures

Under the REACH Regulation, substance recycling (and recovery) is considered equal to manufacture. In the same way as for other substances subject to REACH registration, the substance identity must be established. The information considered to be sufficient for correct identification and naming of the substance is listed in Annex VI, and includes: Name(s) in the […]

Posted Posted in Cosmetics, Cosmetics Regulation, English, Substances & mixtures

The REACH Regulation (EC/1907/2006) concerns the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. Contrary to the Cosmetics Regulation, REACH does not apply to products, but to individual chemical substances. As such, it applies to chemicals used in industrial processes as well as in our day-to-day lives: substances present in articles such as clothes, furniture and […]

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 […]