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.

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Category Guidance & tools for industry contains 30 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
July 2015
REACH (Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006). Cefic. New format for Safety Datasheets

March 2015
Gypsum. European handbook on best practices in audit prior to deconstruction of buildings.

EU Initiative and International Initiative Waste Construction and demolition waste Waste
March 2015
Gypsum. European handbook on best practices in deconstruction of buildings.

EU Initiative and International Initiative Waste Construction and demolition waste Waste
October 2014
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Life cycle metrics for chemical products. Guidance

EU Initiative and International Initiative EPD (Environmental Product Declarations)
May 2014
Classification, Labelling and Packaging. DUCC. Guidance on CLP Article 33: Interaction between supply and transport labelling

Transport of dangerous goods
April 2014
REACH (Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006). Exposure Scenarios. DUCC-CONCAWE Guidance on Specific Consumer Exposure Determinants (SCEDs). How to use the SCEDs for chemical exposure assessment under REACH. Guide for SCEDs users

Exposure scenarios / Exposure Assessment
April 2014
REACH (Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006). Exposure Scenarios. DUCC-CONCAWE. Specific Consumer Exposure Determinants (SCEDs). SCED Template.

Exposure scenarios / Exposure Assessment
December 2013
REACH (Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006). Cefic. REACH Substance Exchange Information Forums (SIEFs). Fair and transparent cost sharing

Chemical Safety Assessment/Report (CSA/CSR) and SIEFs
November 2013
REACH (Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006). Cefic FAQ. When and how do I have to report uses advised against in my SDS?