REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorization of Chemicals - is the European Regulation n. 1907/2006 which applies to all substances (such or components of mixtures or articles) produced, imported or used in the EU.
REACH is defined as the "Chemistry Regulation" and not "chemical companies" because it involves various product sectors that use chemical products, including: textiles and clothing, leather, wood and furniture, paper and printing, rubber and plastics, metals and derivative products, electronic equipment, electronic systems and consumer electronics.
In addition, REACH also applies to those who have business activities, such as importers of substances, mixtures or articles and also involves manufacturers and importers of substances or mixtures used in sectors excluded from the scope of the Regulation itself (eg cosmetic, food and pharmaceutical).
His main goals are
The essential elements of REACH are:
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