This helpdesk is a collaboration between REACH Support, Sustainability Support Services (Europe) AB, Sweden (SSS) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to cater the needs of the Indian Chemical and Allied industries to meet the challenges posed by the European Union’s chemical policy, popularly known as, Registration, Evaluation, Authorization & Restriction of Chemicals (REACH).
REACH Support has an extensive team of highly skilled and qualified professionals from various technical and scientific backgrounds. It includes a strong core group of 27 professionals from various fields such as sustainable development, environmental management, natural sciences, social sciences, information technology, and various engineering disciplines and from management faculties.
In addition to this we has a pool of over 30 freelance experts from various disciplines that can be pooled in on project basis whenever the need arises. This provides REACH Support with a unique capacity to serve its esteemed clients in most efficient and cost effective manner.
REACH Support shall be responsible for the effective functioning of the helpdesk to provide compliance assistance solutions to exporting companies for various regulatory, technical and voluntary standards. The knowledge resources for these services are provided by SSS (Europe) AB. The primary objective of this helpdesk is to provide valuable information on the intricacies of REACH and other EU regulations and its bearing on the Indian exporters of chemicals and chemical embedded products.
The services of this helpdesk include:
Facilitating compliance within REACH for Articles containing chemicals– Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).
Facilitating compliance within REACH for substances which figure in Authorisation list
Providing Third Party Inspection and Certification services to Buyers / Brand owner’s adhering with required purchase policies.
Organizing awareness and capacity building activities to various actors in supply chain in the above mentioned areas,
The portal is user friendly and is incorporated with unparalleled features that enables the member industries of CII as well as other small and medium sized enterprises to understand the seemingly complex piece of legislation.