The frequently asked questions have been agreed by and between the national REACH helpdesks (in the EEA), representatives of the European Commission and ECHA. They are one of the results of the cooperation of the national helpdesks in the context of cooperation of the national helpdesks in the context of Help Net.
If you use REACH-IT to submit data to ECHA here you can find valuable information on common questions asked by REACH-IT users and also solutions to known issues. Also common questions on invoices and fees are answered.
IUCLID 5 FAQs
Here you can find common questions asked by IUCLID 5 users.
This Frequently Asked Questions document contains information on obligations under the Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 (hereafter referred to as CLP Regulation or CLP) explaining how to fulfil them. This FAQ document has been agreed by and between the correspondents of the national helpdesks of the Member States, representatives of the European Commission and the European Chemicals Agency within the Helpdesk Network..
Questions and answers
Q&A for Croatian companies pre-registering and registering under REACH
Croatia will join the European Union on 1 July 2013 and therefore the REACH and CLP Regulations will apply to companies established in Croatian territory from that date. The application of some provisions of these Regulations is subject to a series of transitional measures as laid down in the Accession Treaty (Treaty concerning the accession of the Republic of Croatia).Download PDF document
Q&A on Inquiry
This Q&A document provides clarifications about the inquiry process and its requirements. It provides practical advice to future inquirers. Finally, the document gives more details on the Co-Registrants Page introduced with REACH-IT 2.5.Download PDF document
Q&A on dissemination and confidentiality claims of Safety Data Sheet
information in IUCLID 5.4
Specific information on chemical substances normally found in the safety data sheet will be published on ECHA's website from autumn 2012. This Q&A document provides details on the dissemination and confidentiality claim aspect of this information in IUCLID 5.4. It also addresses specific questions related to confidentiality claim charges, the foreseen timetable and the potential need to update registration dossiers.Download PDF document
Q&A on upcoming IUCLID 5.4 changes and impact on submission and dissemination of information
This document highlights the main impacts for industry and Member State Competent Authorities in terms of planning (data migration, dossier submission and data dissemination) and dossier preparation. It allows stakeholders to keep up-to-date with the new requirements and to familiarise themselves with the new and amended IUCLID 5.4 sections.
Q&A data sharing and related disputes
This document introduces the data sharing process under REACH and explains how to solve some of the disputes between registrants related to it.
Q&A on downstream user reports
In certain situations downstream users have to report about their uses of a substance. This Q&A offers supports support downstream users in fulfilling their duties under REACH.More
Q&A on Substance Identification
This document describes the data requirements for substance identification.Download PDF document
Q&A for the registrants of previously notified substances (NONS)
This document explains how to claim a registration number for a notified substance via REACH-IT and to verify the information recorded. It also shows how to update a registration that was notification under the previous legislation.Download PDF document
Q&A regarding Community Rolling Action Plan and substance evaluation
This is an overview of substance evaluation under REACH and how the Community Rolling Action Plan is adopted and developed.More
Q&A on restrictions
These questions and answers concern the interpretation of the provisions in Annex XVII to REACH on the restrictions that limit or ban the manufacture, placing on the market or use of certain substances that pose an unacceptable risk to human health and the environment.
Q&A on applications for authorisation
This document describes the scope of the authorisation requirement and explains the different fees of the application procedure.
Q&A about ECHA's public database with information on registered substances
ECHA publishes information from the registration dossiers submitted by companies. These questions and aswers gives more details on the scope and the information available on this database.
Q&A on pre-registration
This is a general introduction to the pre-registration and data sharing processes under REACH, as well as the duties following the submission of a pre-registration.More
Q&A on targeted compliance checks
These questions and answers provide more information on evaluation of dossiers using targeted compliance check.More
Q&A on notification of substances in articles
Under certain conditions producers and importers of articles have to notify Candidate List substances in their articles to ECHA. This Q&A offers support to producers and importers of articles in fulfilling their duties under REACH.More
Q&A on the Public C&L Inventory
These questions and answers provide clarifications on what data is included in the public classification and labelling inventory database.More
Technical Q&A on C&L notifications
This document describes the most relevant technical questions related to the preparation and submission of C&L notifications using different IT tools.Download PDF document
Q&A on C&L Platform
These questions and answers provide assistance for using the C&L Platform, a web-based discussion forum to support registrants and notifiers of substances to the C&L Inventory to agree on entries to be included in the Inventory.Download PDF document