How to avoid surprises in the REACH Authorisation process

Is it possible for companies to anticipate what substances will be included in the Authorisation list? To answer this question our COO, Ying Zhu, advice companies on how to plan and act for authorisation.
Many companies are caught by surprise when their substances are subjected to REACH authorisation. They usually become aware, or start to act, when the substance has been listed in Annex XIV. This usually leaves only 18 months to apply for authorisation and 36 months until the phasing-out of the substance might begin. This timeline can prove highly challenging, especially if the uses are wide spread and the supply chain is complex…. Read the whole article here.

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