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    From 1 June 2011, under the REACH Regulations, producers and importers of articles have a legal obligation to notify the

    European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) if any Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) included in the Candidate List.

    is present in their articles above the threshold of 0.1% by weight and if the quantity of such substance in those articles is over

    1 tonne per producer / importer per year.

    Notification should be 6 months, at the latest, after the relevant SVHC has been included in the Candidate List.

    SVHCs included in the Candidate List before 1 December 2010 must be notified no later than 1 June 2011.




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