REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals. It came into force on 1st June 2007 and replaced a number of European directives and regulations with a single system.
REACH has several aims:
Guidance documents aim at facilitating the implementation of REACH, CLP and the biocides legislation by describing good practice on how to fulfil the obligations.
They are developed with the participation of many stakeholders: industry, Member States and NGOs.
An online web resource. The tool is designed to provide you with key information surrounding textile regulations and standards across Europe and beyond.
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) regularly updates the AAFA Restricted Substances List (RSL), covering apparel, footwear, travel goods, home textiles, and other fashion accessories.
This RSL summarises substances that are legally restricted in any of the major production or consumption markets.
The RSL can be filtered, searched, and sorted by categories such as chemical name, CAS number, country, regulation, or any other identifying factor.