Restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, mixtures and articles
REACH regulation provides for the restriction or ban on the content of substances in articles under the restrictions procedure. As per the article 67 of REACH regulation a substance for which Annex XVII contains a restriction cannot be used in an article unless it complies with the conditions of that restriction. Therefore, article producers and importers have to follow the conditions outlined in Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation as amended.
However, this shall not apply to cosmetic products and to use of a substance in scientific research and development.
For substances which have been incorporated in this Annex as a consequence framework of Directive 76/769/EEC, the restrictions shall not apply to storage, keeping, treatment, filling into containers, or transfer from one container to another of these substances for export, unless the manufacture of the substances is prohibited.