Working towards one global IUCLID


Over the past decade, a considerable amount of information on chemicals available on the EU market has been submitted by companies to ECHA. The data is used to assess the safety of the chemicals and to find appropriate ways to manage their risks. Most of it has also been published on ECHA’s website, but there are plans to make the data and our knowledge around it available for even broader use in the future.

The data has been collected in a tool called IUCLID which allows users to record, store, submit and exchange data on chemicals in an internationally agreed format. IUCLID has become essential for anyone managing scientific data on chemicals in a regulatory context.

The information collected through REACH registrations, classification and labelling notifications and biocide applications, to mention some, forms the largest regulatory database on chemicals in the world.

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ECHA Newsletter, 13 February 2020