Potassium Carbonate REACH consortium

The manufacturers of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) have joined efforts for their REACH compliance activities and have launched the Potassium carbonate REACH consortium early March 2009.

Substance covered

Substance name EC Number CAS Number

Potassium carbonate 




The Potassium carbonate (K2CO3) REACH consortium structure includes a Steering Committee and a Technical Committee. The consortium is open to manufacturers, importers and only representatives as defined in the REACH regulation and includes their Affiliates.

  • Altair Chimica SpA
  • Brotherton Esseco Limited
  • Eastchem Sp zoo
  • Ercros SA
  • EVONIK Industries AG
  • KTR Europe GmbH
  • Occidental Chemical Belgium BVBA
  • PPC S.A.S.
  • Produits Chimiques d'Harbonnières
  • Vynova Tessenderlo

Consortium activities

The consortium members agreed to cooperate in the preparation of a REACH registration dossier for K2CO3 under the leadership of Evonik Degussa Germany with the aim to cover all known uses of the substance as listed in Annex 2 of the Regulation. The dossier will include information for harmonised classification and labelling.

The consortium is managed by ReachCentrum.

Substance Sameness

01-10-2010 Substance Identity Profile

01-10-2010 Analytical Guidance

Relevant links

Letter of Access

Letter of Access now available for purchase through the ReachCentrum LoA Shop.


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