REACH survey reveals 'chaotic' SIEF discussions

At least half of industry groups preparing work to submit joint registration dossiers for identical substances under the EU's REACH chemicals legislation have not adopted guidelines on how they should operate, a UK survey has suggested.

The survey published by UK service provider REACHReady last week, shows the groups, known as SIEFs, are by-passing crucial steps – such as checking whether substances in a SIEF are identical – over fears of missing registration deadlines.

Please sign in to access this article. To subscribe, view our subscription options, or take out a free trial.

Please enter your details

Forgotten password?

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120

Not a subscriber?

Take a free trial now to discover the critical insights and updates our coverage offers subscribers.