REACH - Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006

All PET resin that has been manufactured in the EU is fully compliant with REACH.

EU PET conversion companies should be aware that it is illegal to import PET resin from outside of the EU that has not had its monomers and additives registered according to the REACH regulation.  Proof of this registration must be supplied with every delivery.

REGULATION (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC.

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 453/2010, of 20 May 2010 amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) - Annex 1 point 1.1.