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REACH legislation

REACH legislation

This page provides links to the full text of key pieces of environmental legislation relating to the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation. The websites hosting the legislation may list amendments separately.

If you are setting up an environmental management system (EMS) for your business, you can use this list to start compiling your legal register. Your legal adviser or environmental consultant will be able to tell you if other environmental legislation applies to your specific business.

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Northern Ireland

EU 2018/1881

An amendment to Annexes I, III, and VI to XII to the EU REACH Regulation 1907/2006/EC 19619 to clarify and specify registration duties and obligations in relation to nanomaterials, as nanoforms may have specific toxological profiles and exposure patterns warranting specific risk assessment and risk management measures.

 

Eur-lex: List of European regulations relating to REACH

REACH Enforcement Regulations SI 2008/2852. Sets out responsibilities, powers, offences and penalties for enforcing REACH.

Scotland

EU 2018/1881

An amendment to Annexes I, III, and VI to XII to the EU REACH Regulation 1907/2006/EC 19619 to clarify and specify registration duties and obligations in relation to nanomaterials, as nanoforms may have specific toxological profiles and exposure patterns warranting specific risk assessment and risk management measures.

 

Eur-lex: List of European regulations relating to REACH

REACH Enforcement Regulations SI 2008/2852. Sets out responsibilities, powers, offences and penalties for enforcing REACH.

Annex XVII of REACH is subject to change. You should check it regularly to keep up to date with restrictions on the chemicals you are involved with.

Further information

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In this Guideline

Does the REACH Regulation apply to your business?

Manufacturers and importers of chemicals: REACH responsibilities

Distributors and users of chemicals: REACH responsibilities

REACH - Substances of very high concern and restricted chemicals

REACH legislation

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