ASTM F2725 - 19

    Standard Guide for European Union's Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) Supply Chain Information Exchange

    Active Standard ASTM F2725 | Developed by Subcommittee: F40.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.04


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This guide recommends practices and solutions for global supply chain information exchange for substances, preparations, and articles as identified by REACH. The first five annexes of REACH guidance standards serve as a central repository for REACH industry guidance that spans industry sectors and facilitates collaboration across complex global supply chains. Annexes 6-9 provide key EU guidance on information exchange in the supply chain.

    5.2 Section 6 outlines the information that is to be exchanged in the supply chain both in the upstream and downstream directions.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide will assist companies that manufacture, buy, or sell, or both, substances, preparations, and articles to ensure that supply chains comply with the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation. This is accomplished by identifying the specific information elements that must be specified, requested and exchanged in communication between actors in the supply chain.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    European Union Directives and Regulations

    1999/45/EC

    2006/121/EC Amending Directive 67/548/EEC

    67/548/EEC Directive on Dangerous Substances

    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)

    ASTM Standards

    F2576 Terminology Relating to Declarable Substances in Materials

    REACH Guidance Standards

    Annex 14: List of Substances Subject to Authorisation

    Annex 1: Automotive Industry Guidance

    Annex 3: European Engineering Industries (Orgalime) Guidance

    Annex 4:

    Annex 5: Semiconductor Industry Guidance

    REACH Title II

    REACH Implementation Project (RIP) Guidance Documents

    Annex 17: List of Restricted Substances and Conditions of Restriction

    Annex 6: RIP 3.4 Guidance on Data Sharing

    Annex 7: RIP 3.5 Guidance for Downstream Users

    Annex 9: EU Commission publication: REACH-in-Brief


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 03.160 (Law. Administration); 71.100.01 (Products of the chemical industry in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/F2725-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2725-19, Standard Guide for European Union's Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) Supply Chain Information Exchange, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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