The REACH Regulation does not apply to:
Provided they are used in corresponding applications, substances are exempted from registration:
The following are also exempted from the obligation to register:
(Extract from the REACH Regulation, Article 2)
Substances in plant protection and biocidal products are regarded as being registered when they are used solely in such products.
(REACH Regulation, Article 15)
Notification in accordance with Directive 67/548/EEC (new substances notification procedure) is also regarded as registration. Up until 1 December 2008, the Agency assigned a registration number. Further information must be provided in accordance with the REACH Regulation, however, depending upon the quantity threshold.
(REACH Regulation, Article 24)
Substances employed for product-oriented and process-oriented research and development are also exempted from general obligation to register, but only for a period of five years (which may be extended).
(REACH Regulation, Article 9)
Isolated intermediates must be registered, but only a limited amount of information is generally required in this case.