What is Annex XVII of REACH?

The Annex XVII of REACH regulation contains the list of restrictions of certain hazardous substances, mixtures and articles for their marketing and use on the European market. A restriction can apply to any substance on its own, in a mixture or in an article, including those that do not require registration.

What is Annex XVII of REACH?

The Annex XVII of REACH regulation contains the list of restrictions of certain hazardous substances, mixtures and articles for their marketing and use on the European market. A restriction can apply to any substance on its own, in a mixture or in an article, including those that do not require registration.

How many substances are on the REACH restricted list?

Currently, there are 59 categories of restricted substances in REACH Annex XVII, involving more than 1000 substances. These hazardous substances have specific restrictions, and as such certain chemical substances in the specific product are not allowed to be used, so as to avoid any unnecessary testing.

What substances are banned and Authorised in the EU market?

What substances are banned and authorised in the EU market?…

Substance Use limitation Regulation/Directive (Regulatory Decision excluding substance from Annex I of Directive 91/414)
Azamethiphos Ban 02/949/EC
Azinphos ethyl Ban 95/276/EC
Binapacryl Ban 79/117/EEC (1991)
Camphechlor Ban 79/117/EEC

How do you check if a product is REACH compliant?

If you product is a chemical product (substance or mixture), you need to ensure that every substance in it has been registered under EU REACH when the volume of that substance exceeds 1t/y. The best way to show compliance is to obtain a REACH registration number issued by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

How do I know if my product is REACH compliant?

To determine REACH compliance, companies must identify and manage the risks linked to the substances they manufacture market to the EU. They have to demonstrate to ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) how they’ve made sure the substance can be safely used without harming the end customer.

What is Annex XIV of REACH?

Annex XIV: Requires Authorisation to use substance in the EU after sunset date. Requires communication to downstream recipients when over threshold (0.1% w/w at article level). Requires notification to ECHA when SVHC over threshold and imported over 1 ton annually and use not already registered.

How do you determine REACH compliance?

How many chemicals has the EU banned?

2,000 hazardous chemicals
The EU has banned around 2,000 hazardous chemicals over the last 13 years, more than any other world region. But these restrictions apply to very few products, such as cosmetics and toys.

What chemicals are banned in UK?

The chemicals in question are carbon tetrachloride, chlorothalonil, chlorpropham, ethoprophos, fenamidone, methiocarb, propiconazole and pymetrozine. Two further chemicals, dimethoate and omethoate, were also banned by the regulation and have also since been banned on food imported to the UK.