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Position paper on the Implementing Regulation on Data-Sharing under REACH

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December 2015

ReachCentrum's position paper in relation to the European Commission's draft Implementing Regulation providing rules on data-sharing and joint submissions under REACH.

Background
The European Commission has produced a draft Implementing Regulation which provides for rules on how data-sharing and joint submissions under Regulation (EC) N° 1907/2006 ("REACH") should be implemented.  Consequences expected include changes to how Registrants negotiate access to data and the additional administrative burden this may cause. The final draft was voted on by Member States late October 2015 and final adoption by the European Commission is expected by the end of this year. Once done, the draft Implementing Regulation will enter into force 20 days following its publication in the Official Journal. This is anticipated for early 2016...
 

Position paper on the Implementing Regulation on Data-Sharing under REACH