UK REACH Deadline Extension – Ministerial Statement

Publication of guidance for UK REACH on GOV.UK, which you can find here. More detailed guidance will follow later this month.

Defra has recently concluded an evidence gathering exercise to better understand the costs associated with UK REACH. This identified practical ideas to allow industry more time to reach agreement with commercial partners to access the chemical substance registration data that they need and therefore reduce the risks of disruption to supply chains, while maintaining the strong environment and health protections that we have today.

Please use the following link to open the full statement from Minister Pow outlining the proposed extension to the existing registration deadlines set in legislation, subject to parliamentary and devolved administration scrutiny: Statement on UK Reach