Chrome HSE & Regulatory Update No.4: ICDA REACH Europe Progress Report
"The EU REACH 1907/2006/EC was adopted on 18th December 2006, and went into effect on 1st June 2007. This product safety legislation places the responsibility on industry to demonstrate via submission of relevant Chemical Safety Assessments (CSAs) that the products placed on the market are safe for intended uses."
What is REACH?
REACH stands for the Registration, Evaluation and Authorizations of Chemicals.
The REACH Regulation replaces most of the EU chemicals legislation in place and create a European Chemicals Agency.
It will have an impact on all companies producing, importing and using chemicals in the EU and beyond
Entry into force of REACH on 1st June 2007.
|REACH Europe & ICDA
27th June 2007
31st January 2008
16th May 2008
20th May 2011
REACH Korea - K-REACH
What is K-REACH?The Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals of Korea or K-REACH was passed on 30th April, 2013. It is regarded as the first European REACH-style chemical regulation adopted in an Asian country.
K-REACH manages new chemical substances, existing chemical substances and downstream products by prescribing the requirements for registration, hazard evaluation and risk assessment.
K-REACH & ICDA
(Available for ICDA Members only )