Forum working groups

The Forum and the BPR Subgroup run several working groups year around. Below more information on each of the active working groups.

Forum Working Groups


Training for enforcement trainers 2020
Prepares and delivers the training for trainers on the enforcement of REACH CLP and PIC in the fourth quarter of 2020
Implementation of Interact-NEA
Supports the implementation of the Interact-NEA allowing inspectors access to data submitted to ECHA.
Coordinated enforcement project REF-7
Conceives, manages and reports on the seventh major Forum enforcement project REACH-EN-FORCE-7
Enforceability of Restrictions
Facilitates the enforceability of restrictions.
Cooperation with Customs 2
Prepares proposals for the discussion with the European Commission DG TAXUD and the Customs Authorities on the possible involvement of Customs in control of REACH and CLP (and possibly aspects of PIC).
Prioritisation of REF projects
Reviews, prioritises and recommends the subject for the next harmonised enforcement project coordinated by the Forum (REACH-en-force projects).
Review the interlinks processes and adapt them to expected challenges.
Coordinated enforcement project REF-9
Conceive and manage the ninth major Forum enforcement project REF-9 on authorisation
Pilot on recovered substances
Conceive and manage the pilot project on recovered substances, with particular attention for the exemption from REACH registration obligation, according to REACH Art 2(7) d in the waste recycling sector
Coordinated enforcement project REF-10
Conceive, manage and evaluate the tenth major Forum enforcement project REF-10 ‘Integrated chemical control of products’
Pilot project on classification of mixtures
Conceive and manage the Pilot project on classification of mixtures including detergents and cleaning products
Training for enforcement trainers 2021
Prepare and deliver the training for trainers on the enforcement of REACH, market surveillance regulation and POPsin the fourth quarter of 2021