REACH and other legal requirements
We completed the second registration phase of REACH in 2013. By the deadline of May 31, 2013, we had registered a total of 1,222 substances with the European Chemicals Agency in the first and second registration phases. We expect that the cost of implementing REACH will continue to average around €50 million per year. When it comes to REACH, we are in close contact with our customers and suppliers.
Another contribution BASF makes to international chemical safety is through our support of the United Nations’ initiative to implement a Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.