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REACH is the European Community Regulation on chemicals and their safe use (EC 1907/2006). It deals with the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances.
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The new law entered into force on 1 June 2007 and will be phased-in over an 11 year period. The aim of REACH is to improve the protection of human health and the environment through the better and earlier identification of the intrinsic properties of chemical substances. The benefits of the REACH system will come gradually, as more and more substances are phased into REACH. Like any other sector also the bicycle industry will have to adjust its procedures to REACH.

Links:

What is REACH?
ECHA
European Commission: Enterprise and Industry:

REACH Legislation:

European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006
Legal Text and Amendments

EU Member States' Chemicals Policies:

Austria
Belgium
Cyprus
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Finland
France
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
The Netherlands
United Kingdom

by Editorial office Bike Europe last update:17 May 2013

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