What is Annex XVII?

The Annex XVII of REACH regulation contains the list of restrictions of certain hazardous substances, mixtures and articles for their marketing and use on the European market. The list is often known as REACH restricted substances list or simply as REACH annex XVII.

What is Annex XIV of REACH?

REACH Annex XIV is also called REACH authorization list. It contains a list of substances subject to authorization under EU REACH regulation.

What does REACH compliant mean?

REACH places the burden of proof on companies. To comply with the regulation, companies must identify and manage the risks linked to the substances they manufacture and market in the EU. REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. It entered into force on 1 June 2007.

When was the last REACH update?

The most recent update occurred in July 2021 to include a total of 219 SVHC.

What is an Annex XV dossier?

An Annex XV SVHC dossier consists of an Annex XV SVHC report: The registration dossiers are the main source of information for this part of the SVHC report. In addition, information from downstream user reports and classification and labelling notifications should be used.

Is benzene banned in Europe?

In the EU, benzene has been classified as a category I carcinogen as early as 1967[3]. Its use is restricted in the Marketing and Use Directive (76/769/EEC)[4]. Benzene is not allowed to be placed on the market, or used as a substance, or as a constituent of mixtures in concentration greater than 0.1% by weight.

What is the authorisation list?

In UK REACH (as in EU REACH) the authorisation process aims to ensure that substances of very high concern (SVHCs) are progressively replaced by less dangerous substances or technologies where feasible alternatives exist.

What is authorization list?

Authorization lists

  • Authorization lists simplify managing authorities.
  • One operation can be used to give a user authority to all the objects on the list.
  • Authorization lists reduce the number of private authorities on the system.
  • Authorization lists provide a good way to secure files.

What is reach 59?

ARTICLE 59: Identification of substances referred to in Article 57. 1. The procedure set out in paragraphs 2 to 10 of this Article shall apply for the purpose of identifying substances meeting the criteria referred to in Article 57 and establishing a candidate list for eventual inclusion in Annex XIV.

Is carbon steel Reach compliant?

Unplated low and medium carbon steel, alloy steel, and uncoated stainless steel fasteners are RoHS compliant. Brass, bronze, silicon, bronze, aluminum, and nylon fasteners and nylon material used for patches are also RoHS compliant.

How many entries are there in REACH Annex XVII?

Currently there are 70 valid entries on REACH Annex XVII (updated on 19 Nov 2019).Each entry shows the substance or group of substances or the mixture, and the consequent restrictions conditions. Please note that entry 33, 39 and 42 have been deleted due to REACH updates and they are no longer valid.

What are the restricted substances in REACH Annex XVII?

Adhesives or spray paints intended for supply to the general public. Other restricted hazardous substances on REACH annex XVII include: Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and its derivatives (PFOS) (entry 53, deleted in 2010 and subject to EU POPs regulation now.) Some substances are literally banned by REACH annex XVII.

What is Annex IV of regulation no.1907 / 2006?

Annex IV of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH) sets out substances that are exempted from the registration, evaluation and downstream user provisions of REACH as sufficient information is known about these substances that they are considered to cause minimum risk because of their intrinsic properties.

What are the requirements of the Annex VIII?

Reviews are currently ongoing of the following Annexes: Annex VIII – Standard information requirements for substances manufactured or imported in quantities of 10 tonnes or more Annex IX – Standard information requirements for substances manufactured or imported in quantities of 100 tonnes or more