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Guidance on waste and recovered substances

(in English)

This document relates to the REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 (hereinafter referred to as REACH) and specifically addresses the application of its Article 2(7)(d). It describes under which conditions legal entities recovering substances from waste can benefit from the exemption laid down in Article 2(7)(d) of REACH and elaborates on the obligation to share information in the supply chain as put forward in title IV of REACH, which is not contained in the exemption.

The document is part of a series of guidance documents that are aimed at helping all stakeholders with their preparation for fulfilling their obligations under REACH. These documents cover detailed guidance for a range of essential REACH processes as well as for some specific scientific and/or technical methods that industry or authorities need to make use of under REACH.

Bibliographic information

Guidance on waste and recovered substances. 
2. edition. Helsinki: European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2010. pages 36, PDF-Datei

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