REACH

Registration, Evaluation und Authorisation of Chemicals


REACH, the Regulation for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals entered into force on 1st of July 2007.

REACH shall ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment as well as the free movement of substances, on their own, in preparations and in articles, while enhancing competitiveness and innovation.

REACH shall create Europe-wide standardised provisions in order to register new chemical substances and to assess existing chemicals.

REACH attributes specific obligations to actors in the supply chain: Manufacturer – Importer –Downstream User. Their obligations are clearly defined with regard to scope and timeframe. Retailers shall have the obligation to pass on information, for instance, in the context of safety data sheets. Thereby, highest possible prtoection shall be guaranteed to customers and users.
REACH stipulates the policy „No Data No Market“. This means that after the expiry of time limits non- registered and non-authorised chemicals shall not be produced and/or shall not be imported to the European Union.

DONAU KANOL GmbH & Co. KG shall – if required - register its products in due time.
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