Regulatory Express丨EU Add DecaBDE in REACH Annex XVII

2017-02-17 09:37:22 Services/Footwear Read

Regulatory Express丨EU Add DecaBDE in REACH Annex XVII

 On Feb 10, 2017, EU published new Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/227, Adding DecaBDE as entry 67 of Annex XVII of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH), Requirement as below


 Shall not be manufactured or placed on the market as a substance on its own after 2 March 2019.

Shall not be used in the production of, or placed on the market in:

  • another substance, as a constituent;

  • a mixture;

  • an article, or any part thereof, in a concentration equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight, after 2 March 2019.


 Paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to a substance, constituent of another substance or mixture that is to be used, or is used:

  • in the production of an aircraft before 2 March 2027.

  •  in the production of spare parts for either of the following:

    ※  an aircraft produced before2 March 2027;

    ※ motor vehicles within the scope of Directive 2007/46/EC, agricultural and forestry vehicles within the scope of Regulation (EU) No 167/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council or machinery within the scope of Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, produced before 2 March 2019.


Subparagraph 2(c) shall not apply to any of the following:

  • articles placed on the market before 2 March 2019;

  • aircraft produced in accordance with subparagraph 3(a);

  • spare parts of aircraft, vehicles or machines produced in accordance with subparagraph 3(b);

  • electrical and electronic equipment within the scope of Directive 2011/65/EU.

For the purposes of this entry ‘aircraft’ means one of the following:

  • a civil aircraft produced in accordance with a type certificate issued under Regulation (EU) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council or with a design approval issued under the national regulations of a contracting State of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), or for which acertificate of airworthiness has been issued by an ICAO contracting State under Annex 8 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation;

  • a military aircraft.