The new substances should be notified before placing into the market by
This obligation is called registration. It is similar to C&L notification under CLP regulation
A steering committee is appointed for the Notification Authority. It is composed of the directors of the following federal offices:
Manufacturer must classify, package and label substances and preparations and prepare exposure scenarios and compile safety data sheets in accordance with this Ordinance
Manufacturers of a new substance or their only representative must notify the new substance to the Notification Authority before placing it on the market for the first time
Polymers (but not the monomers) are exempted from the notification obligation under ChemO and from registration obligation under REACH. Within the scope of self-regulation, the notifier must check this (in case of uncertainty, it may ask his supplier).
If the substance quantity placed on the market is 1 tonne per year or more and if the new substance is exempt from notification ,the manufacturer or his only representative must declare the new substance to the Notification Authority before placing it on the market for the first time
The declaration must be written in an official language or in English and be submitted electronically in the format required by the Notification Authority.
Notification Authority may request the manufacturer or only representative to furnish test reports that are relevant for the assessment of the substance, provided that they are available and can be obtained with reasonable effort.
The Substances and preparations that are hazardous or PBT/vPvB or on Swiss SVHC candidate list;even if quantity is <1 MT ,the company has to submit registration to the authority
No deadline specified in the regulation
New Substances: The new substance >1 MT has to be notified before placing into the market
PPORD substances: The new substance >1 MT has to be declared before placing into the market
Registration: The hazardous substances that are already on market (including <1MT),registration need to be done