RESTRICTION PROCEDURE UNDER REACH

TS code: AM-L-TS2

OVERVIEW
The lecture discusses the issue of applying restrictions when a certain substance poses an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment. It explains the procedure for imposing restrictions, taking into account its individual stages. The lecture answers the question of how restrictions affect downstream users. At the end, there are several questions and answers regarding restrictions that can be found on the website of the European Chemicals Agency.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
The aim of the lecture is to introduce trainees to restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, mixtures and articles (Annex XVII REACH).
The lecture is supplemented with exercises (see AM-E-TS2).
After the training session (lectures and exercises), trainees should:
– be able to comprehend the need to protect human health and the environment from unacceptable risks associated with chemicals;
– become familiar with the legal bases of restrictions of the manufacturing, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, mixtures and articles.

CONTENTS

  1. Restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, mixtures and articles
    1.1. Short introduction to the topic
    1.2. Examples
    1.3. Substances in group
    1.4. Sometimes Restrictions depend of concentrations of substances
    1.5. Sometimes Restrictions shall enter into force on the following days
    1.6. General release from restrictions defined in the REACH regulation
  2. Restrictions procedure
  3. General provisions
  4. How do restrictions affect downstream users?
  5. Questions and answers in restrictions
    5.1. What information on restrictions is required in the SDS and when does the SDS need updating due to restrictions?
    5.2. Does the importer of a mixture have any obligations concerning potential impurities present in the mixture, where the impurity is a substance listed in Annex XVII?
    5.3. Which restrictions under REACH concern textiles and leather articles?
    5.4. Entry 63 (§7 to 10) of Annex XVII to REACH on: Lead and its compounds
    in articles supplied to the general public that can be mouthed by children.