Interpretation of the Revised Provisions of Annex XVII of REACH Regulations for Apparel and Footwear Products

Updated: 12/27/2018 10:59:02 AM

Abstract: On October 12, 2018, the EU Official Gazette issued the EU-Regulation 2018/1513 that adopted on October 10, 2018, announcing the revision of Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation, adding No. 72nd regulations and appendix 12 for apparel and footwear products. All the revision will take effect from the 20th day after the publication of the Gazette, and the related technical requirements will be officially implemented from November 1, 2020. This paper has a detailed interpretation of this revision.

Key words: REACH regulation; apparel; footwear; articles

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS