CJEU decision increases burden on producers, importers and suppliers of components
SVHCs in component parts above 0.1% concentration must be notified
In a ruling with significant implications for producers, importers and suppliers of complex articles, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has followed an earlier Advocate General's opinion that producers and importers of articles must notify ECHA if any of the components in their articles contain a substance of very high concern (SVHC) above a concentration of 0.1% weight by weight. Suppliers of products comprising any individual component will also have to provide information to recipients and, upon request, consumers.
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