Chemicals and REACH

EU Regulation of Your Substance to Improve and Protect Humans and the Environment

Finding it difficult to get your substance regulated for importing into the EU? Having expert help in navigating the increasingly stringent regulatory chemical controls will ensure accuracy and speed up the process.

LKC has worked with regulators and other European organisations – including ECHA, HSE, Swiss Common Notification Authority for Chemicals and Cefic – as independent consultants for global chemical companies for over 20 years.

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August 2023 – September 2023

EU-wide PFAS ban in firefighting foams is warranted, says ECHA’s Committee for Socio-Economic Analysis. Learn more.

New hazard classes and criteria for substance classification in the EU has been published by EC. Read more here.

Helping You Comply with REACH Regulations

For your products to be compliant, they must comply with REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. LKC has the technical knowledge to help.

Our project management service includes independent technical and regulatory opinion, including assessing your data dossiers to ensure accuracy, carrying out data gap analysis, risk assessments, and much more. We will tailor submissions to your requirements, leading to economic and scientific advantages as we assist you into the EU. We will either liaise with the regulators on your behalf or advise you on the successful process.


LKC’s services include:

  • IUCLID dossiers with robust study summaries, literature searches, Klimisch score assignment, DNEL and PNEC calculations, PBT and vPvB assessment, classification and labelling
  • Data gap analysis including testing proposals, technical expert statements, read-across potential, data waiver preparation and (Q)SAR approaches
  • Represent clients in SIEFs, Only Representative (OR) and support EU and non-EU manufacturers and importers
  • Conduct detailed risk assessments using EUSES, Chesar and ECOTOC TRA to evaluate the requirement for higher tier assessments or risk mitigation measures


To ensure your chemical substances achieve regulation compliance and REACH status, talk to one of the LKC team today to discuss how we can help your transition into Europe. Email or telephone +41 (0) 61 906 8500.

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