Nearly 90k registrations for chemicals as REACH deadline ends

Helsinki – A 10-year registration period for existing chemicals in the EU is now complete as the last REACH registration deadline ended on 31 May.

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said in a 1 June report that 13,620 European companies have submitted information to ECHA in nearly 90,000 registrations, for roughly 22,000 substances.

The registered chemicals are either manufactured in or imported to the EU and EEA at above one tonne a year.

“While the 31 May 2018 deadline marks the end of the journey of closing the…

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