Applies to: iChemistry
Where to find: iSafe
Q: What is the "Sunset date"?
A: The date from which it is prohibited to use or release substances subject to authorization (substances in Annex XIV of REACH) on the market unless an authorization application has been submitted to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) provided that there is no exception to the specific use.
Q: Can a substance be removed from "Sunset date"?
A: Only substances that give rise to apprehension (so called SVHC topics) and must have permission according to REACH falls into to the XIV and will be assigned a "Sunset date". It is a long process before a subject is included in Annex XIV, which involves both the production of technical evidence, dialogue with stakeholders and several public consultation processes. Once a substance is listed on Appendix XIV, it will not be removed
You can find "Sunset date" in iChemistry for your products that contains a substance listed on REACH Annex XIV. See "Restriction and prohibition lists" in iSafe where "Sunset date" will be visible for this list:
REACH Annex XIV
How to manage
If you need help managing the products with "Sunset date" you can get consultation or we will contact you. Send your inquire to:
Källor: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/chemicals/reach/authorisation_en ; https://echa.europa.eu/sv/authorisation-list