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The REACH regulation regarding registration of chemicals has been approved. The regulation will be implemented on June 1, 2007. To make it easier to find information regarding matters related to REACH, SGS has published a website at address www.sgs.com/reach.
On the REACH website you will find among other the following.
Detailed information on the REACH regulation SGS REACH services A list of seminars arranged in different countries Brochures Topical information Important links REACH applies to chemical substances of general industrial use without making any difference between existing substances or new ones. The regulation requires that the companies register any substance of more than one ton per year that they have produced in or imported to the European Union. The European Chemical Agency, which will be located in Finland, updates and manages the registered substance database. The registration requires that the products are tested. In addition to physicochemical testing also eco-toxicological and toxicological testing is required.
For more information, please contact Mrs. Anita Kinanen, Department Manager, Laboratory Services
phone +358 5 2106 250, mobile phone +358 400 595 344, email Mr. Jukka Vuorinen, Communication and Sales Director
phone +358 9 6963 278, mobile phone +358 40 500 4431, email