What is TURKEY REACH ?

It means Registration , Evaluation , Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (TURKEY REACH , KKDIK). REACH Regulation aims to prevent the human health and the environment from the negative effects of chemicals to the highest level.

The Ministry of Environment and Urbanization will manage the processes of registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of the chemicals according to the provisions of Regulaiton on TURKEY REACH (KKDIK).

Main objectives of  TURK REACH ;

·       to prevent the human health and the environment from the negative effects of chemicals to the highest level.

·        to oblige the ones who offer the chemicals to the market to ensure the safe usage of chemicals (producer, manufacturer, importer).

·        to ensure the increase of competitiveness and innovation in Turkish chemical industry.

·        To decrease the usage of experimental animals for assessing the hazardous properties of chemicals and to encourage alternative methods suchs as QSAR ve read across.

Only Representative

A real or legal person out of Turkey,  who produces a good, prepares a mixture, manufactures a material in a mixture or a substance to be imported to Turkey, can assign a real or legal person  by reaching a mutual agreement  who is resident in Turkey as his/her sole representative, to fulfill his/her importer obligations put forth hereby in this Regulation. In case of an assignment of exclusive  representative, the repsentative is obliged to execute the importer obligations in accordance with this Regulation.

You may contact us about Consultancy and Exclusive Representation in the context of TURKEY REACH.

What is the difference between the only representative and 3rd Party Representative?

3rd Party Representative is a real or legal person resident in Turkey, who is assigned by a manufacturer again resident in Turkey, to execute the obligations of the Regulation in terms sharing the test costs and associated presentation of the data of downstream user in relevant cases.

The only  representative on the other hand, is a real or legal person resident in Turkey who is assigned with mutual agreement by another real or legal person out of Turkey who produces a good, prepares a mixture or manifactures a product; to carry out the obligations of him/her in terms of TURKEY REACH.

For more detailed information on the above-mentioned subjects, it is recoomended to see the Article 5 and 9 of the TURKEY REACH Regulation.