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Articles - Requirements for Producers, Importers and Distributors

In the case of articles, questions arise under the REACH Regulation about how to differentiate between an article and a substance and a mixture. In addition, companies that produce or supply articles have obligations to inform their recipients, who can be processors, distributors, users of articles or consumers. In certain cases, they also have obligations towards the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). This brochure provides information on the various obligations of producers, importers and suppliers of articles under the REACH Regulation and provides a number of examples to answer the question when an object is a substance or a mixture and when it is an article.

Note: The 2nd edition contains information about the judgement of the European Court of Justice and the concept "Once an article - Always an article".

Bibliographic information

Articles - Requirements for Producers, Importers and Distributors. 
2. edition. Dortmund: 2016. 
(Brochure: REACH Info, REACH Info 6)

ISBN: 978-3-88261-209-7, pages 52, paper, PDF file, DOI: 10.21934/baua:praxis20161012

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