Guidance & tools for industry

In order to assist manufacturers to implement the complex European legislation, specific guidance and tools have been developed. A selection is made available here.


Category Guidance & tools for industry contains 29 documents.

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July 2015
REACH (Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006). Exposure scenarios. ESCOM package version 2.0. Guidance document

The European Industry has recognised the importance of using harmonised phrases and IT standard for Exposure Scenario communication under REACH, and has developed the so-called “ESCom Package”, which includes:

  • an XML standard to communicate the Exposure Scenarios information in an electronic way, and
  • a catalogue of standard phrases.

The new version 2.0 contains many changes and improvements, some highlights are:

  • Full alignment with ECHA’s Chesar Exposure Scenario format.
  • Full alignment with the EUPhraC phrase catalogue, including mapping phrases to specific data points.
  • Updated guidance documents.
  • Detailed technical documents for IT systems designers.

The complete ESCOM package, together with the XML standard for ESCom phrases import in Chesar, is made available for free after registration and acceptance of the license conditions.  

Exposure scenarios / Exposure Assessment Chemical Safety Assessment/Report (CSA/CSR) and SIEFs