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REGULATION (EC) No 1907/2006 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

of 18 December 2006

concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC

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(OJ L 396 30.12.2006, p. 1)

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COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1354/2007 of 15 November 2007

  L 304

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22.11.2007

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 987/2008 of 8 October 2008

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14

9.10.2008

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REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 16 December 2008

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31.12.2008

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 134/2009 of 16 February 2009

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17.2.2009

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 552/2009 of 22 June 2009

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26.6.2009

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 276/2010 of 31 March 2010

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1.4.2010

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 453/2010 of 20 May 2010

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31.5.2010

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 143/2011 of 17 February 2011

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18.2.2011

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 207/2011 of 2 March 2011

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 252/2011 of 15 March 2011

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16.3.2011

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 253/2011 of 15 March 2011

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16.3.2011

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 366/2011 of 14 April 2011

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15.4.2011

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 494/2011 of 20 May 2011

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21.5.2011

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 109/2012 of 9 February 2012

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 125/2012 of 14 February 2012

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 412/2012 of 15 May 2012

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16.5.2012

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 835/2012 of 18 September 2012

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 836/2012 of 18 September 2012

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 847/2012 of 19 September 2012

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20.9.2012

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 848/2012 of 19 September 2012

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20.9.2012

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 126/2013 of 13 February 2013

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 348/2013 of 17 April 2013

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18.4.2013

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COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) No 517/2013 of 13 May 2013

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10.6.2013

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1272/2013 of 6 December 2013

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7.12.2013

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 301/2014 of 25 March 2014

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26.3.2014

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 317/2014 of 27 March 2014

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28.3.2014

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 474/2014 of 8 May 2014

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9.5.2014

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 895/2014 of 14 August 2014

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19.8.2014

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/282 of 20 February 2015

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21.2.2015

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/326 of 2 March 2015

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3.3.2015

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/628 of 22 April 2015

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23.4.2015

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/830 of 28 May 2015

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29.5.2015

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/1494 of 4 September 2015

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5.9.2015

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/26 of 13 January 2016

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14.1.2016

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/217 of 16 February 2016

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17.2.2016

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/863 of 31 May 2016

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1.6.2016

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/1005 of 22 June 2016

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23.6.2016

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/1017 of 23 June 2016

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24.6.2016

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/1688 of 20 September 2016

  L 255

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21.9.2016

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/2235 of 12 December 2016

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13.12.2016

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/227 of 9 February 2017

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10.2.2017

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/706 of 19 April 2017

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20.4.2017

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/999 of 13 June 2017

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14.6.2017

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/1000 of 13 June 2017

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14.6.2017

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/1510 of 30 August 2017

  L 224

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31.8.2017

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/35 of 10 January 2018

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11.1.2018

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/588 of 18 April 2018

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19.4.2018

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/589 of 18 April 2018

  L 99

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19.4.2018

Corrected by:

REGULATION (EC) No 1907/2006 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

of 18 December 2006

concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE I

GENERAL ISSUES

Chapter 1

Aim, scope and application

Chapter 2

Definitions and general provision

TITLE II

REGISTRATION OF SUBSTANCES

Chapter 1

General obligation to register and information requirements

Chapter 2

Substances regarded as being registered

Chapter 3

Obligation to register and information requirements for certain types of isolated intermediates

Chapter 4

Common provisions for all registrations

Chapter 5

Transitional provisions applicable to phase-in substances and notified substances

TITLE III

DATA SHARING AND AVOIDANCE OF UNNECESSARY TESTING

Chapter 1

Objectives and general rules

Chapter 2

Rules for non-phase-in substances and registrants of phase-in substances who have not pre-registered

Chapter 3

Rules for phase-in-substances

TITLE IV

INFORMATION IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

TITLE V

DOWNSTREAM USERS

TITLE VI

EVALUATION

Chapter 1

Dossier evaluation

Chapter 2

Substance evaluation

Chapter 3

Evaluation of intermediates

Chapter 4

Common provisions

TITLE VII

AUTHORISATION

Chapter 1

Authorisation requirement

Chapter 2

Granting of authorisations

Chapter 3

Authorisations in the supply chain

TITLE VIII

RESTRICTIONS ON THE MANUFACTURING, PLACING ON THE MARKET AND USE OF CERTAIN DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AND ►M3  MIXTURES ◄

Chapter 1

General issues

Chapter 2

Restrictions process

TITLE IX

FEES AND CHARGES

TITLE X

AGENCY

TITLE XII

INFORMATION

TITLE XIII

COMPETENT AUTHORITIES

TITLE XIV

ENFORCEMENT

TITLE XV

TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

ANNEX I

GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ASSESSING SUBSTANCES AND PREPARING CHEMICAL SAFETY REPORTS

ANNEX II

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMPILATION OF SAFETY DATA SHEETS

ANNEX III

CRITERIA FOR SUBSTANCES REGISTERED IN QUANTITIES BETWEEN 1 AND 10 TONNES

ANNEX IV

EXEMPTIONS FROM THE OBLIGATION TO REGISTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 2(7)(a)

ANNEX V

EXEMPTIONS FROM THE OBLIGATION TO REGISTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 2(7)(b)

ANNEX VI

INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 10

ANNEX VII

STANDARD INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBSTANCES MANUFACTURED OR IMPORTED IN QUANTITIES OF ONE TONNE OR MORE

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

ANNEX X

STANDARD INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBSTANCES MANUFACTURED OR IMPORTED IN QUANTITIES OF 1 000 TONNES OR MORE

ANNEX XI

GENERAL RULES FOR ADAPTATION OF THE STANDARD TESTING REGIME SET OUT IN ANNEXES VII TO X

ANNEX XII

GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR DOWNSTREAM USERS TO ASSESS SUBSTANCES AND PREPARE CHEMICAL SAFETY REPORTS

ANNEX XIII

CRITERIA FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF PERSISTENT, BIOACCUMULATIVE AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES, AND VERY PERSISTENT AND VERY BIOACCUMULATIVE SUBSTANCES

ANNEX XIV

LIST OF SUBSTANCES SUBJECT TO AUTHORISATION

ANNEX XV

DOSSIERS

ANNEX XVI

SOCIO-ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

ANNEX XVII

RESTRICTIONS ON THE MANUFACTURE, PLACING ON THE MARKET AND USE OF CERTAIN DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES, MIXTURES AND ARTICLES

TITLE I / GENERAL ISSUES
TITLE II / REGISTRATION OF SUBSTANCES
TITLE III / DATA SHARING AND AVOIDANCE OF UNNECESSARY TESTING
TITLE IV / INFORMATION IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN
TITLE V / DOWNSTREAM USERS
TITLE VI / EVALUATION
TITLE VII / AUTHORISATION
TITLE VIII / RESTRICTIONS ON THE MANUFACTURING, PLACING ON THE MARKET AND USE OF CERTAIN DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES,  MIXTURES AND ARTICLES
TITLE IX / FEES AND CHARGES
TITLE X / AGENCY
TITLE XII / INFORMATION
TITLE XIII / COMPETENT AUTHORITIES
TITLE XIV / ENFORCEMENT
TITLE XV / TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS
LIST OF ANNEXES
ANNEX I / GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ASSESSING SUBSTANCES AND PREPARING CHEMICAL SAFETY REPORTS
ANNEX II / REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMPILATION OF SAFETY DATA SHEETS
ANNEX III / CRITERIA FOR SUBSTANCES REGISTERED IN QUANTITIES BETWEEN 1 AND 10 TONNES
ANNEX IV
ANNEX V
ANNEX VI / INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 10
ANNEX VII / STANDARD INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBSTANCES MANUFACTURED OR IMPORTED IN QUANTITIES OF ONE TONNE OR MORE
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
ANNEX X / STANDARD INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBSTANCES MANUFACTURED OR IMPORTED IN QUANTITIES OF 1 000 TONNES OR MORE
ANNEX XI / GENERAL RULES FOR ADAPTATION OF THE STANDARD TESTING REGIME SET OUT IN ANNEXES VII TO X
ANNEX XII / GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR DOWNSTREAM USERS TO ASSESS SUBSTANCES AND PREPARE CHEMICAL SAFETY REPORTS
ANNEX XIII / CRITERIA FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF PERSISTENT, BIOACCUMULATIVE AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES, AND VERY PERSISTENT AND VERY BIOACCUMULATIVE SUBSTANCES
ANNEX XIV / LIST OF SUBSTANCES SUBJECT TO AUTHORISATION
ANNEX XV / DOSSIERS
ANNEX XVI / SOCIO-ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
ANNEX XVII / RESTRICTIONS ON THE MANUFACTURE, PLACING ON THE MARKET AND USE OF CERTAIN DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES, MIXTURES AND ARTICLES
Appendices 1 to 6
Appendix 1 / Entry 28 — Carcinogens: category 1A (Table 3.1)/category 1 (Table 3.2)
Appendix 2 / Entry 28 — Carcinogens: category 1B (Table 3.1)/category 2 (Table 3.2)
Appendix 3 / Entry 29 — Mutagens: category 1A (Table 3.1)/category 1 (Table 3.2)
Appendix 4 / Entry 29 — Mutagens: category 1B (Table 3.1)/category 2 (Table 3.2)
Appendix 5 / Entry 30 — Toxic to reproduction: category 1A (Table 3.1)/category 1 (Table 3.2)
Appendix 6 / Entry 30 — Toxic to reproduction: category 1B (Table 3.1)/category 2 (Table 3.2)
Appendix 7 / Special provisions on the labelling of articles containing asbestos
Appendix 8 / Entry 43 — Azocolourants — List of aromatic amines
Appendix 9 / Entry 43 — Azocolourants — List of azodyes
Appendix 10 / Entry 43 — Azocolourants — List of testing methods
Appendix 11