European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Agence européenne des produits chimiques
Agencia Europea de Sustancias y Mezclas Quimicas
Europäische Chemikalienagentur
Agência Europeia dos Produtos Quimicos
Agenzia Europea per le Sostanze Chimiche
Europees Agentschap voor Chemische Stoffen
Europeiska Kemikaliemyndigheten
Det Europaeiske Kemikalieagentur
Euroopan Kemikaalivirasto
Evropska Agentura pro Chemické Latky
Európska Chemicka Agentúra
Európai Vegyianyag-ügynökség
Europejska Agencja Chemikaliów
Evropska Agencija za Kemikalije
Euroopa Kemikaaliamet
Eiropas Kimikaliju A&/gentura
Europos cheminiu Medziagu Agentura
L-A&ogenzija Ewropea Gnas-Sustanzi Kimi&oci
Agentjia Europeanã pentru Produse Chimice

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History

2007, as a decentralized agency of European Union (EU). Operational as of 1 June 2008. Previously also referred to as Agence européenne des produits chimique -- Agencia Europea de Sustancias y Preparados Quimicos -- Europäische Agentur für Chemische Stoffe -- Agência Europeia das Substâncias Quimicas -- Agenzia Europea delle Sostanze Chimiche -- Europaeiske Kemikalieagentur -- Euroopan Kamikaalivirasto.

Aims

Manage all REACH (Regulation for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), CLP (Regulation on Classification, Packaging and Labelling of substances and mixtures), Biocides, and Prior Informed Consent Chemicals tasks by carrying out or coordinating the necessary activities, so as to ensure a consistent implementation at Community level and provide Member States and the EU with the best possible scientific advice on questions related to the safety and the socio-economic aspects of the use of chemicals.

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Activities

Responsible for the REACH Regulation, regulation on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) of chemicals, Biocidal Products Regulation and Prior Inform Consent Chemicals management.

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Languages

English.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 28 countries
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Subjects *

  • Fundamental Sciences
    • Chemicals
  • Social Activity
    • Agency

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

M3659

Last News Received

2019
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