2018 the Year of Increased EU REACH Enforcement

KENNETH STANVICK | February 6, 2018

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The EU REACH SVHC list has grown to 181 SVHCs, Article 33 requires companies who supply products, which include any "article" that contains more than 0.1% by weight of any REACH Candidate List Substance, SVHC, to provide their customers with at a minimum, the name of that substance or substances. The clarification by the EU Court of Justice in regards to what constitutes an "article" has increased the likelihood that many "articles" which did not exceed the 0.1% weight threshold will likely exceed the threshold.

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