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New Guidance for Data Sharing in UK REACH

Apr-05-2022 UK REACH Chemical industry Regulatory update UK-REACH

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), UK in March 2022 published guidance for data and information sharing of the same chemical substance. This guidance will help companies a...

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UK authorities to assess 4 groups of substances for potential inclusion in the candidate list

Feb-04-2022 UK REACH SVHCs UK

When UK REACH entered into force, all substances included in the EU REACH candidate list were ipso facto (by the fact itself) transferred into the new UK REACH candidate list. As to the substances ...

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UK REACH deadline may be extended as Government explores possible amendments

Dec-15-2021 UK REACH

In a letter of 9 February 2021, Steve Elliott, Chief Executive of the UK’s Chemical Industries Association called upon the UK government to repeal the UK REACH requirement for duplicate registra...

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UK REACH:, late DUINs can still be submitted after the deadline

Nov-12-2021 UK REACH Chemical Category

The deadline to submit a Downstream User Import Notification (DUIN) officially expired on October 27, 2021. However, HSE recently updated its online guidance on UK REACH and announced that DUINs can s...

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Less than two months left to submit your DUIN under UK REACH


The 27th October 2021 deadline for submitting a Downstream User Import Notification is approaching fast.   As a reminder, your substances are eligible for DUIN if:  They are re...

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HSE only adds two substances into the UK Authorisation List


On 31st August 2021, the United Kingdom’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in charge of implementing UK REACH, published a draft recommendation for the inclusion of&nb...

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Clarification on UK REACH compliance processes


In a private communication with GPC, UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) provided some clarification on the UK REACH compliance procedures currently available for importers and manufacturers....

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