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REACH – 2018 Deadline Looming


REACH – 2018 Deadline Looming

The REACH regulation (EC 1907/2006) is high on many companies’ agendas for 2018, and for good reason. The final REACH deadline is the 1st of June 2018 and it is by this point that all substances manufactured or imported into the EU over 1 tonne per year must be registered. Given the complexity of these registrations, and indeed the process to discover if you need to register the time is short to complete these before the deadline.

REACH is an extremely complex piece of legislation with impacts which vary depending on your specific business. There is simply too much detail and company specific information to provide useful summary-notes within this newsletter.

If you fall into one of the following categories and have not discharged your REACH duties we recommend contacting us directly and requesting support on this topic:

  • EU based Importer of finished cosmetic products or raw materials into the EU and unaware/unsure of your REACH responsibilities
  • EU cosmetics brand selling finished cosmetics products in the EU which are manufactured outside of the EU
  • EU finished product manufacturer and unaware/unsure of your REACH responsibilities