- October 23, 2019
EU Commission Clarifies the Fate of Phase-In Substances
The REACH Regulation contains several provisions for the transitional registration of phase-in substances, or substances that were already on the EU market when REACH was adopted. Phase-in substances that had been pre-registered under REACH benefitted from phased registration deadlines depending on the volumes of chemicals manufactured or imported. With the last of these registration deadlines having passed on 1 June 2018, the Commission clarifies, with a new Implementing Regulation, how these provisions will be applied in the future.
The Commission's Implementing Regulation on the expiry of the last registration deadline for phase-in substances was adopted on 9 October 2019. It contains the following four measures:
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