what is the REACH implementation timeline?
December, 2006 - REACH Regulation adopted
June 1, 2007 - REACH legislation entered into force
January 1, 2008 – ECHA, (European Chemicals Agency) established
June 1, 2008 - Pre-registration window opened
October 28, 2008 - ECHA published the first substances on the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern
December 1, 2008 - Pre-registration window for existing substances closed
December 19, 2008 - Pre-registered substances list published by ECHA
December 1, 2010 – First registration deadline for high volume (>1000 ton) substances and substances >100 T/y if R50/53 & >1 T/y if CMR cat.
January, 2011 - The first extended SDS’s with exposure scenarios are created and sent to downstream users
February 17, 2011 - The first substances added to the Authorisation List (Annex XIV)
June 1, 2013 - Registration deadline for pre-registered substances manufactured or imported in the EU between 100 and 1000 tons per year
June 1, 2018 - Registration deadline for pre-registered substances manufactured or imported in the EU between 1 and 100 tons per year