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Impact Analysis

A single organization can have multiple roles under REACH and its obligations can vary greatly depending on a number of factors. At SGS, we understand the complexity of the requirements of the REACH regulation. We can carry out a REACH impact analysis for your business and offer pragmatic solutions to help you understand your obligations and achieve compliance.

The nature of your obligations under REACH depend on factors such as your role in the supply chain, whether you manufacture and/or use chemical substances, their origin and the properties of products your organization purchases, manufactures or sells. Our aim is to help your organization define its roles through a REACH analysis, identify key priorities to focus on ahead of each compliance phase and to deliver these services cost-effectively.

Understand how REACH affects you

SGS will conduct an initial assessment to determine how your company and your substances or products are affected.

For chemical companies, we will:

  • Produce an inventory of chemical substances
  • Conduct analysis of the supply chain
  • Conduct data gap analysis
  • Collect public domain data
  • Assess your obligations
  • Assess your role within REACH
  • Review and revise classification and labeling
  • Prepare a detailed action plan

On the basis of the impact analysis, we can then provide a breakdown of your REACH obligations and help you put in place an action plan to take you from pre-registration through SIEF representation and elaboration of the registration dossier.

For consumer products retailers, we will:

  • Identify your role under REACH
  • Classify your products
  • Assess your obligations
  • Evaluate the sufficiency of your ongoing compliance actions
  • Prepare a detailed action plan

This will enable you to be clear on which products require hazardous substance concentration and volume tracking and how to comply with obligations related to substance of very high concern (SVHC) and restricted substances.

Why SGS?

Our REACH expertise, combined with consultancy services and experience in the consumer products supply make us your ideal partner to achieve compliance. With your action plan, compiled by our experts, you can be clear on which products require substance volume tracking and how to comply with your substance of very high concern (SVHC) and restricted substances obligations.

Find out more about how SGS can help you understand the implications of REACH for your organization.

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