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.
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.
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.
These documents provide practical information on REACH, CLP and BPR requirements and best practice on how to fulfil them.
Guidance in a nutshell
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
Consult the different steps of updating and developing Guidance documents.
Industry and authorities can download templates here to use in the context of REACH, CLP and BPR.