Pre-Registration for K-REACH

Intertek can help companies comply with the June 30, 2019 deadline to pre-register existing substances under K-REACH using our extensive regulatory and scientific expertise.

Amendment to K-REACH

On 28th February 2018, South Korea's National Assembly passed an amendment to K-REACH first proposed on 28 December 2016. The amendment, which transforms the original legislation sets the implementation date for changes to begin from 1 July 2018.

Significant changes for existing substances have been introduced but, put simply requires:

  • registering all existing substances with the potential to cause serious danger to human health or the environment;
  • registration for existing substances where total import or manufacture is one ton or above per year; and
  • notification for existing substances used in volumes of 0.1 ton or above per year.

It is anticipated that the revision of K-REACH will result in the registration of approximately 7,000 existing chemicals (those listed on the former Korean Existing Chemicals Inventory – KECI), over the next 12 years.

Are you ready to meet the pre-reporting (pre-registration) deadline of June 30, 2019?

Manufacturers and importers must submit pre-registrations for existing substances between 1st January 2019 and 30th June 2019 for those existing chemical substances manufactured/imported at ≥ 1 ton per year. Failing to meet this deadline will exclude a business from the market – act now!

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Intertek is the single source solution for complying with the registration, testing, and documentation requirements of K-REACH.

 
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