Guidance

 

Guidance documents aim at facilitating the implementation of the legislation in ECHA's remit by describing good practice on how to fulfil the obligations. They are developed with the participation of many stakeholders: industry, Member States and NGOs.

 

Guidance Documents

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These documents have been developed with the participation of many stakeholders: Industry, Member States and NGOs. The objective of these documents is to facilitate the implementation of the legislation in ECHA's remit by describing good practice on how to fulfil the obligations.

 

Guidance Factsheets

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Factsheets provide a structured overview of Guidance documents. They include a summary of the key aspects, bibliographic information and other references.

 

Other Factsheets

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These documents address specific key points on a selection of the main topics under ECHA's responsibility, including the chemicals legislation and IT tools where these points are not already covered in guidance documents and manuals.

 

Practical Guides

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These documents provide practical information on REACH, CLP and BPR requirements and best practice on how to fulfil them.

 

Guidance in a nutshell

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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is producing a series of shortened versions of the REACH Guidance Documents in order to make the corresponding Guidance Documents published by the Agency more accessible for industry.

 

Consultation procedure table

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Consult the different steps of updating and developing Guidance documents.

 

Identify your obligations

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With this tool you can determine your obligations under REACH and find the appropriate guidance on how to fulfil them.

 

Formats

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Industry and authorities can download templates here to use in the context of REACH and CLP.