EU member states agree nanomaterial changes to REACH annexes

REACH Registration final deadline: 21 551 chemicals on EU market registered by 31 May 2018

On 31 May 2018 the 10-year period for registering existing chemicals under EU’s Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) has finished. 13 620 European companies have submitted information to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) on 21 551 chemicals manufactured or imported in the EU and EEA at above one tonne a year.