On July 19, 2023, the REACH (Amendment) Regulations 2023, SI 772 entered into force amend Article 41, which is regarding Compliance check of registrations, of the retained Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (the REACH regulation).

The amendment provides a new transitional periods before the dossier submission deadlines (extended to 27 October 2027, 27 October 2030, or 27 October 2035, depending on the tonnage), so that business can have more time to make registration with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which is the Agency for UK REACH.

The amendment has come to force on 19 July 2023.  Following are the above mention deadlines applies for different cases.

October 27, 2026Substances included on the EU REACH candidate list before UK REACH came into effect on 31 December, 2020;
Substances that are carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction and manufactured/ imported >1 ton per year;
Substances that are very toxic to aquatic life and manufactured/ imported >100 tons per year;
Substances manufactured/ imported >1,000 tons per year.
October 27, 2028Substances added to the UK REACH candidate list before 27 October, 2026;
Substances manufactured/ imported >100 tons per year.
October 27, 2030Substances manufactured/ imported >1 ton per year.