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We’ve had a while without any BREXIT related updates, but in our opinion, it is looking increasingly likely that a “no-deal” exit is on the cards for October 31st.  With that in mind, what is the current state of the legal texts for UK REACH?

The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018
sets the entry into force date for UK REACH as the day after exit day (now likely to be 1 November 2019)

The following Statutory Instruments (SI) details the amendments to the REACH Regulation (EC 1907/2006):

The REACH etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019 No. 758)
adds REACH into UK Law after withdrawal from the EU.  Provides all the technical details for UK REACH.

The REACH etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019 No. 858)
amending the previous SI (2019 No. 758) to clarify the provisions for UK downstream users relying on their notification requirements being fulfilled by an appointed OR who had an existing REACH registration