Sodium Hypochlorite REACH consortium


The major European manufacturers of sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) have joined efforts for their REACH compliance activities and have launched in February 2009 the Sodium Hypochlorite REACH consortium following one year of preparatory work.

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

Consortium description

The members of the consortium have agreed to collaborate under the leadership of Arkema France in the preparation of a joint registration dossier for sodium hypochlorite as required by the REACH regulation. The substance shall be registered by December 2010. The Sodium Hypochlorite REACH consortium consists of a Steering Committee, Executive Committee and Technical Committee. The consortium will be administered by ReachCentrum.

Substances covered

The following substance is covered by the Sodium Hypochlorite consortium and was registered under REACH in 2010:

Substance EC number CAS number SIP Uses
Sodium Hypochlorite 231-668-3 7681-52-9 SIP Uses