Relevant Acronyms

Acronym Description
CBI Confidential Business Information
CEFIC Euorpean Chemical Industry Body
CMR Carcinogenic, Mutagenic and/or Toxic to Reproduction
CSA Chemical Safety Assessment
CSR Chemical Safety Report
DRC Declaration of REACH Conformity
DU Downstream user (e.g. customers)
ECB European Chemicals Bureau (Ispra, Italy)
ECHA European Chemicals Agency (Helsinki, Finland)
EINECS EU Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances
ELINCS EU List of New Chemical Substances
ES Exposure Scenario
EU European Union comprised of 27 member states
IUCLID International Uniform Chemical Information Database
IUPAC International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry
M/I Manufacturer/Importer
NLP No Longer Polymer
ORR Only Representative Registration
PBT Persistent, Bioaccumulative & Toxic
P-I Phase in Substance
PPORD Product & Process Oriented Research & Development
QSAR Quantitative Structure Activity Relationship
REACH Registration, Evaluation and Authorization (and Restriction) of Chemicals
RIP REACH Implementation Project
RMM Risk Management Measures
SDS Safety Data Sheets
SEA Socio-Economic Assessment
SIEF Substance Information Exchange Forum
SME Small & Medium sized Enterprises
SVHC Substance of Very High Concern
SVT Substance Volume Tracking
TPA Tonne per Annum
UVCB Substance of Unknown or Variable composition, Complex reaction products or Biological materials
vPvB very Persistent & very Bioaccumulative
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