REACH

The EU Chemicals Policy, known as REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) entered into force on June 1st, 2007 (EC1907/2006). It has a direct impact on every member of the plastic supply chain, including additives producers, plastics producers, plastics converters and retail businesses.

Substances of interest to the plastics industry

  • Total: 14 substances
  • Monomers: 3.
    Not subject to authorisation (intermediates)
  • Pigments: 3
    Lead chromates (Red and yellow + mixtures)
  • Flame retardants: 3
  • Phthalates: 4 (PVC plasticisers and components of PP catalysts)
  •  Catalyst: 1 (HDPE cata)
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