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Preparations begin for EU-wide control of chemicals sold online

Preparations for a coordinated project where inspectors will control the chemicals sold online in all EU and EEA countries has begun.

The Enforcement Forum and it’s Biocidal Product Regulation Subgroup (BPRS) have started to prepare for the REACH-EN-Force-8 (REF-8) project, which will cover duties under REACH restriction, classification, labelling and packaging as well as BPR duties relevant to biocidal products sold online. Inspectors will be identifying common methods of targeting goods online and dealing with internet duty holders during these preparations, which will run throughout 2019. Inspections will be carried out during 2020, with the final report expected in 2021.

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