Overview on downstream user reports
This data shows the number of downstream user reports received by ECHA, the number of substances reported and the number of legal entities from whom reports have been received. It also indicates the reasons for submitting the report.
Downstream users are required to inform ECHA if they have to prepare a downstream user chemical safety report, if they rely on certain exemptions from the obligation to prepare a chemical safety report, or if their classification differs from that of all of their suppliers.
This overview on downstream user reports is updated regularly.
Legal reference: Article 38(1) of REACH
| Overview of downstream user reports |
Reporting began in May 2011
| Period |
Jan 2014 -
| Total from |
May 2011 -
Number of reports received
Number of substances reported
Number of legal
|Reason for the downstream user report|
Downstream user to prepare chemical safety report
Substance used in total qty < 1 tonne/year
Substance used for PPORD
Classification differs from supplier
|Reason for downstream user chemical safety report|
Use not covered despite communicating it to supplier
Confidential Business Information
Did not provide information due to burden of supply chain communication mechanisms
Use advised against
This table presents the number of reports, substances and use sites reported on a country by country basis. The main site where the substance is manufactured or formulated before supply is reported where there are a number of use sites.
|Overview of reporting by country: Jan 2014 to June 2014|
|Country||Number of Reports||Number of Substances|| |
Number of legal entities reporting
|All other countries||33||25||17|
*This is not the sum of the rows below, as some substances were reported from more than one country