In the News and Information section you will find the last news about ReachCentrum, including information on our new services and press releases.
Brussels, 15 April 2019 – We are happy to announce that ReachCentrum will be moving to a new office as of June 1, 2019 – at Cantersteen 47, B-1000 Brussels. Our new office is in a prime location in downtown Brussels very close to Central station. With this move, we will be joining our Brussels-based colleagues of ERM, our parent company, thus strengthening the relationship within the whole Group. The newly refurbished office has been designed with sustainability at its heart, reusing as many materials as possible and it will ultimately provide our staff with a bright, clean, dynamic and spacious working environment. It will have on-site a bright and comfortable meeting room available for use by our consortia clients and also a sky garden with unbeatable views of Brussels, perfect for networking.
Our general telephone number will remain +32 2 897 0560 (new number since January 1, 2019) and the Team can be reached on their usual numbers as listed on our ‘About’ page.
ReachCentrum and ERM staff will be happy to welcome you to the newly refurbished office from June 1, 2019.
We are less than #100 days to the #REACH2018 deadline. In order to be able to send you the Letter of Access (LoA), dossier and token in time for the 31st of May 2018, we will ask you to place the orders at the latest on the 30th of April and make the payment by the 4th of May 2018. This will allow the LoA Shop Team to process all orders in due time for the deadline.
We remain at your disposal if you have any questions.
The ReachCentrum #LoA Team is available at [email protected]
Do not forget that ECHA encourages to submit your #REACH2018 registration dossier before the end of March to receive ECHA’s decision on your registration within 21 days. Read more.
ReachCentrum has set up a programme to help companies with #REACH2018 registration and coregistration processes: https://coreg.reachcentrum.eu/Read more
We are now a few weeks away from the third and last REACH registration deadline of May 31, 2018, which covers all phase-in substances manufactured or imported into the EU and between 10 and 100 tonnes per year. ReachCentrum can help you with your co-registration in four steps. Visit our Co-registration 2018 website to find the services and ask a quote.
Please note that the LoA e-Shop platform will not be accessible from the 27th of December 2017 to the 4th of January 2018 due to planned maintenance work and system upgrades.
ReachCentrum will be closed between the 25th and 29th of December 2017. Inquiries concerning LoA prices and related information can be sent to the LoA e-Shop mailbox([email protected]) and will be treated upon our return on the 2nd of January 2018. Depending on the nature of the request, please note that this could take a few days.
We recommend that any urgent LoAs are ordered as soon as possible if you wish to avoid any delay. Please note that the orders placed on Friday the 22nd of December 2017 will be treated in January 2018.
The LoA Team remain at your disposal should you have any questions.They can be contacted at the email address: [email protected]
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
The ReachCentrum TeamRead more
Please note that the LoA e-Shop platform will not be accessible from the 16th of October to the 27th of October 2017 due to planned maintenance work and system upgrades.
This will mean that it will not be possible to place an order through the e-shop for LoAs during this period. Any orders placed on Friday 13th of October will be verified and processed from the 30th of October onwards.
The LoAs, tokens and dossiers ordered prior to 13th October will continue to be treated in a timely fashion and will remain unaffected.
Inquiries concerning LoA prices and related information will continue to be responded to during this period and may be made by direct inquiry to LoA e-shop mailbox ([email protected]).
We recommend that any urgent LoAs are ordered as soon as possible if you wish to avoid any delay.
The LoA Team remain at your disposal should you have any questions.
They can be contacted at the email address: [email protected]
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
The ReachCentrum TeamRead more
AsiaHub Summit 2017 is a two-day event organized by ChemicalWatch on 18-19 September 2017 in Brussels. The 2017 Summit addresses the impact of the latest developments in chemicals regulation in Asia, offering an unparalleled opportunity to discuss all aspects of how to get products into Asian markets through an engaging mix of presentations, Q&A sessions, informal networking opportunities and panel discussions featuring senior government officials from the Chinese Government and other experts from Asian countries.
On 18 September Willi Muenninghoff, responsible for consortia management and global regulations in ReachCentrum, will discuss about data sharing and its global implications, including an overview of the Data Brokerage Platform, ReachCentrum tool facilitate the sharing of available endpoint-related data.
On 19 September, Junho Lee, from ERM, ReachCentrum’s parent company, will update participants on K-REACH and activities in South Korea. Both Willi and Junhoo are actively involved with the world-wide platform of ERM to provide clients with global product stewardship support.
During the Summit, Willi and Junho will be available for consultation. To set-up a meeting with them, please contact [email protected].
To learn more about ReachCentrum activities for global regulations, please visit: http://www.reachcentrum.eu/support.html
To learn more about the AsiaHub Summit 2017, please visit: https://chemicalwatch.com/asia-hub-summit
ReachCentrum, an ERM Group company, assists companies with EU REACH implementation for dossier preparation and support through evaluation and authorisation, and works to promote joint submission for product families under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) with same active ingredients.
ReachCentrum assists companies in compliance with K-REACH and other global regulations.
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Marketing & Communications ManagerRead more
Data sharing activities with South Korean companies were the focus of discussions held during a recent meeting between officials from South Korea’s Ministry of Environment (MoE) and representatives of EU companies. The MoE is the Ministry responsible for implementing the Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals, so called Korea REACH.
Willi Muenninghoff, Project Manager and lead for global activities in ReachCentrum, attended the meeting and contributed to the discussions by underlining the importance of sharing data that is already available and used in the EU. Data sharing will avoid the need for additional animal testing, will be cost-effective for Korean companies and will safeguard the work done for EU dossiers.93 of the 510 priority existing chemicals that must be registered by June 2018, are managed by 44 different EU consortia working with ReachCentrum. A data brokerage platform was launched last year to facilitate the sharing of available endpoint-related data between the data owner and South Korea. Known as the ReachCentrum Data Brokerage Platform, the platform enables owners of data (companies or consortia) to sell the right to refer to the data to parties registering substances under Korea REACH. Shared data can take form of Studies, Robust Studies Summaries and Chemical Safety Reports.
ReachCentrum is currently updating the platform to enable global data sharing with a user-friendly experience. Additionally, following the successful EU example, an LoA shop will be launched after the summer break.
For further information about the Data sharing meeting, please read the ChemicalWatch article https://chemicalwatch.com/55798/south-korean-officials-visit-europe-to-discuss-data-sharing
For further information on Data Brokerage and ReachCentrum Global activites, please contact Willi Muenninghoff at [email protected] or +32.2.6767498
Data Brokerage is available at http://www.reachcentrum.eu/support.html
ReachCentrum assists companies with EU REACH implementation for dossier preparation and support through evaluation and authorisation, and works to promote joint submission for product families under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) with same active ingredients. ReachCentrum works with clients towards compliance with Korea REACH as well as other REACH-like jurisdictions, promotion of Global Data sharing activities.
For Media Inquiries:
Marketing & Communications Manager
ECHA, the European Chemicals Agency, is organizing a webinar on how to prepare a REACH 2018 registration as a IUCLID dossier. The webinar, which will be held on October 4 from 11:00 - 12:00 EET (GMT+2), targets those actors who are registering a substance for the first time and want to know how to use IUCLID to create a registration dossier.
The webinar will cover topics ranging from the installation of the IUCLID 6 application to the creation of a IUCLID 6 registration dossier, including the verification that all required information has been filled-in, using the embedded validation assistant. Furthermore, it will show a registration dossier for a member of a joint submission can be created online.
Further information including the registration form is available from the ECHA website.
Year-on-year FEICA, the European voice of the adhesive and sealant industry, manages to attract a record number of industry professionals to discuss market drivers and niches, innovation, sustainability, new technical trends and technological mega-trends. The FEICA Conference and EXPO is established as the premier event for the adhesive and sealant industry, providing essential insights into the key issues affecting the industry and ample networking opportunities for formulators and raw materials suppliers to discuss the latest trends and wider business environment. The event will be held in Vienna from 7 to 9 September, and it will host the presentation of our ReachCentrum Project Manager Yvan Bisschops on “REACH 2018: the business impact”.
REACH isn't only a regulatory requirement but also (and probably mainly) a business issue, with direct and indirect costs for companies involved. in the Registration process. In addition to that, potentially serious outcomes for the business could arise from the REACH process in the event the chemical is placed under Restriction or Authorisation status. The outcomes may include new market constraints or limitations of use.
Last but not least: non registration of some chemicals in 2018 could force downstream users to take over the REACH role of the producers/importers and put the REACH registration duty on their shoulders.
For more information and registration, visit the conference website: www.feica-conferences.com. For more information on ReachCentrum activities for 2018, please visit our dedicated page.