ECHA has published new web pages to help you get working on the REACH 2018 deadline.  This is going to be chaos. Get started NOW!  REACH will pick up all chemicals made or exported to Europe at > 1 metric tonne/yr by May 31, 2018.  If you preregistered your chemical(s), you need to find others who may have already registered or who preregistered the chemical and start coordinating preparation of your dossier and the data required to be submitted.  This will take a lot of time, particularly if there is no data to buy from others.
ECHA provides a nice walk through of the requirements and preparation steps to take.  ECHA is quite aware that small and medium sized companies are going to be trapped by the 2018 arduous reporting and it's doing a lot to help explain the program. Regardless, it's complicated and transaction time and costs to coordinate with other companies are high.  Get on it NOW!
EHS Strategies, Inc. can help US companies figure out what they'll have to do to get started.

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