RG - Notification Period for a Newly Listed Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC)

Question Posed:

When new substances are added to the REACH SVHC list, does it go into effect right away? Should the parts be compliant right away and what is the grace period if allowed?

Answer Provided:

As per REACH Regulation, companies have six months from the date of inclusion to notify ECHA about a newly listed substance contained in their products/articles.

Reference.

https://echa.europa.eu/en/regulations/reach/candidate-list-substances-in-articles/notification-of-substances-in-articles

**Article contents valid as of 2018-09-19


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