REACH Labeling Requirements &
REACH Logo Labels
What are REACH labeling requirements?
EU-based chemical manufacturers and non-EU chemical producers who ship to the EU will likely need to comply with Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) labeling requirements. REACH labels communicate important information about the chemical materials to all parties along the supply chain who come into contact with the shipment, ensuring that logistics workers are not inadvertently harmed by handling dangerous products unawares.
ASK THE ENGINEER
REACH Logo Labels
How are RoHS and REACH related?
REACH is a general regulation and stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, Restriction of Chemicals. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances and their potential impact on human health and the environment. While RoHS restricts substances present in electrical/electronic equipment (wiring, components, circuit boards, displays, sub-assemblies, cabling), REACH controls all chemicals that might be used to manufacture the product, including enclosures, brackets, coatings, paints, solvents, and chemicals used during manufacture.
What is REACH compliance?
REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical substances and was adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals.
How many substances are on the REACH list?
The REACH SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) list is not a static list, and is updated roughly every 6 months. As of June 2020, there are 209 substances on the list.
What does REACH mean for my company?
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.