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Mar 2013

Adaption of regulation 340/2008 for fees according to REACH

On 14, Mar 2013 | In News @en | By KuL-Blog

An amendment of the fee-regulation for REACH will be expected to be published in the Official Journal of the European Union, soon.
On basis of article 22 (2) of this regulation, a review has been carried out, taking into account the costs of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) as well as the costs of member states‘ authorities.

Some articles have been amended due to a stronger required legal security, e.g. in case of missed terms of payment. The biggest, and most interested contents, however will be the adaption of Fees.

Whilst big companies will have to face higher fees for e.g. registration and updates, Small and Medium enterprises (SME) will benefit from the changes as there fees will be reduced drastically up to 47 % for Micro enterprises.

As the amendment should be valid for this year’s registration period, registrants can submit their dossier strategically based on their company size. Whilst “Large” companies should submit the dossier before publication of the amendment in order to benefit from the “old” fees, SMEs should wait until the reduced fees are in place.