Are The Raw Materials Used By Tikkurila Reach Regulated?

The REACH regulation is the European Union’s directive on the registration, evaluation, authorizations and restriction of chemicals. REACH obligates manufacturers and importers of chemicals to assess the risks related to the use of the product and to provide end-users with instructions on the safe use of chemicals.

Paints themselves are not the substances specified in the directive but raw materials contained in paints must be registered in the EU. Therefore, paint manufacturers must ensure that the raw materials they use in paints comply with the REACH, and they are under the obligation to inform their customers of the substances contained in their paints. Tikkurila has ensured that all raw materials used in the EU region have been or will be registered by 2018 in accordance with the schedule specified in REACH.

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