Fuel Ether (FERC) REACH Consortium

ReachCentrum was selected Project Manager of the Fuel Ether REACH consortium, launched in May 2008.

Consortium description

The Fuel Ether REACH Consortium was officially launched in May 2008 after agreements between the member companies on the terms of the contract that define the operation of the consortium, including its structure, ownership of data and cost sharing.

Substances covered

Fuel Ether producers and importers have formed the REACH FERC consortium to handle the preparation of the technical documentation required under REACH for the following mixtures:

Consortium name Substance name  EC Number
MTBE tert-butyl methyl ether 216-653-1
ETBE 2-ethoxy-2-methylpropane 211-309-7
TAME 2-methoxy-2-methylbutane 213-611-4
TAEE 2-ethoxy-2-methylbutane 618-804-0


The FERC REACH consortium is open to Europeans and non-Europeans manufacturers/producers/importers or only representatives of fuel ethers. Membership is open to any applicant fulfilling the membership criteria.

Letter of Access

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