UK REACH exemption for the purposes of Product and Process Orientated Research and Development (PPORD)

GB companies that are manufacturing or importing substances in quantities of 1 tonne or more per year for the purposes of process-oriented research and development (PPORD) can submit a PPORD dossier in order to be exempted from the obligation to register for a period of five years.

The system for PPORDs under UK REACH is analogous to that under EU REACH. In the PPORD notification, companies should include:

The Agency will assess the PPORD notification and may impose conditions. The manufacturer or importer of the substance has to comply with the imposed conditions and must inform relevant customers involved in the PPORD.

Submitting your PPORD Notification

Preparing and uploading PPORD Notification dossier to the UK REACH IT Service (Comply with UK REACH)

Fees and Charges

You will be charged a fee to make a PPORD notification. Please see information on UK REACH Fees and Charges.

Updated 2022-03-30