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REACH Compliance Testing

Our experts will help you develop a strategic approach to REACH compliance

About the REACH regulation in the European Union

REACH is an EU regulation that covers most consumer products, and it requires companies to report on chemicals used throughout the supply chain and in their products. REACH stands for the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemicals.

REACH is broad in scope and affects the whole supply chain including companies based outside the EU. REACH compliance requires strategic planning as it asks industry to account for compliance throughout the supply chain. Comprehensive REACH testing is a way to demonstrate compliance.

REACH compliance allows companies to:

  • Prove they are safeguarding human health and the environment
  • Access the EU market
  • Avoid regulatory fines and litigation
  • Save money and time testing in-house

Our Reach Compliance Testing Services

TÜV SÜD can help your company navigate the complexity of REACH, correctly identify your obligations, and provide services and solutions to help you meet those obligations.

Our comprehensive services include a full range of registration support such as:

  • Registration dossier preparation
  • Chemical safety report preparation and GHS/CLP-related services
  • Chemical testing (restricted substances, substances of very high concern (SVHC)
  • Training (in-house training and supplier training)

REACH applies to different kinds of consumer product companies. This means compliance must be tailored to your needs. Our experts help clients develop a strategic approach to REACH compliance, which includes:

  • Registration: Manufacturers and importers must register any chemical that reaches the one ton/year threshold
  • Restriction: Each restricted substance has different conditions and scopes of restriction
  • Authorization: Authorization aims to eliminate or effectively control risks from chemicals that are particularly harmful to the human health or the environment.
  • Support: Our experts are in all your key markets

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