Guidance

 

Guidance documents aim at facilitating the implementation of REACH, CLP and the biocides legislation 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 Fact Sheets

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

 

Practical Guides

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These documents provide practical information on REACH and CLP requirements and best practice 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.

 

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.