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Regulation (EU) No 1907/2006 concerns the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemical substances. It also contains requirements addressed to the users of chemicals, unlike previous legislation.

Consolidated text

Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency 
(last consolidated on 9 May 2018).

Amendments and corrections

Amendments and corrections not included in the consolidation of  the REACH Regulation: 

Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/675 of 2 May 2018 amending the appendices to Annex XVII as regards CMR substances. 

Go to basic regulation, all versions and amendments of REACH in EUR-Lex.

Links to information on REACH on the ECHA web pages

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) assists companies in complying with the legislation, promotes the safe use of chemicals, provides information on chemicals, and addresses chemicals that are of concern.
The links below take you to ECHA.

Understanding Reach

Guidance documents