REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals.
REACH bitesize is a set of leaflets produced by the UK Competent Authority intended to cover the key issues of various aspects of REACH.
The last of the three registration ‘deadlines’ for phase-in substances is in June 2018.
The enforcement regime for REACH has been implemented by the REACH Enforcement Regulations 2008. These Regulations apply to the UK and provide for the enforcement of REACH.
To help you understand more about REACH and some of the terminology used within this website, we have compiled a helpful glossary of terms for you to reference.