ECHA: More than 25% recovered waste material non-compliant with REACH regulation

November 4, 2022

More than 25% of recovered waste material do not comply with the EU chemicals regulation REACH. The European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA), quoting its observations from a pilot program under the Enforcement Forum, said that 26% of checked substances were in violation of REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals). In this project, focus was on substances that have lost “waste” status and have achieved “end of waste” (EoW) status based on the criteria of the EU Waste Framework Directive and subsequently sold in the EU

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