Practical Guides

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

Where relevant, find the translated versions of the practical guides by selecting your language from the drop-down menu at the top right of the screen.



ECHA has withdrawn the following practical guides, as their content has been integrated in the Practical guide on how to use alternatives to animal testing to fulfil your information requirements under REACH:

  • Practical Guide 1: How to report in vitro data
  • Practical Guide 2: How to report weight of evidence
  • Practical Guide 4: How to report data waiving
  • Practical Guide 6: How to report read-across and categories
  • Practical Guide 10: How to avoid unnecessary testing on animals