Evaluation process

Evaluation process

REACH aims to protect human health and the environment, and its evaluation process ensures that there is sufficient information available on the chemicals placed on the EU market and that industry meets their legal requirements.

Evaluation covers two areas:

  • Dossier evaluation: ECHA checks that registration dossiers contain the information on chemicals required by the legislation.
  • Substance evaluation: Member states evaluate substances after they have identified specific concerns.

Following the assessment, registrants may be required to submit or generate additional information on the substance.

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The evaluation process consists of three phases: