1. Learning Outcomes

    After completing this eLearning course, you will be able to:

    MODULE 01 - Registration & Obligations

    • Understand the objectives, roles and principles of REACH registration
    • Determine what needs to be registered
      • Exemptions
      • Types of substance (mono, multi, reaction mass, UVCB, polymer)
      • Types of registration (full intermediate, PPORD)
      • Tonnage calculations
    • Gain a broad appreciation of the inquiry, joint and lead registration process, including the role of SIEFs

    MODULE 02 - Substance Characterisation & Sameness

    • Understand the importance of substance identity and sameness
    • Broadly identify the key parameters needed to demonstrate substance identity
    • Recognise analytical characterisation process and its application in demonstrating sameness
    • Describe how to approach designing an analytical strategy
    • List common types of analytical techniques and where they are applicable
    • Explain the characterisation of well-defined and complex substances and the additional tests required for nanomaterials
    • Recall the importance of experimental documentation
    • Summarise how to assess sameness and what to do if sameness cannot be

    MODULE 03 - Lead Registration - The Process

    • Have a clear understanding of the overall process and the various activities involved
    • Be aware of the potential timescales and costs required for your tonnage band
    • Understand the dossier preparation and submission process
    • Appreciate the ongoing obligations of the Lead Registrant.

    MODULE 04a - Lead Registration - Hazard Assessment

    • Understand the process of conducting a DGA and ITS for the purpose of REACH
    • Understand how endpoints can be fulfilled
    • Broadly identify approaches to use for adaptation of endpoint testing

    MODULE 04b - Lead Registration - Chemical Safety Report

    • Identify when a Chemical Safety Report is needed
    • Identify all the uses of a substance in its lifecycle
    • Be aware of the tools available to measure or estimate exposure and risk
    • Assess appropriate risk management measures
    • Explain your communication obligations to your customers

    MODULE 05 - Joint Registration

    • Outline the Joint Registration process
    • Understand the information requirements for Joint Registration
    • Appreciate the potential costs and timescales
    • Establish a registration strategy for your substance portfolio
    • Determine your ongoing obligations following registration

    MODULE 06 - Data Sharing

    • Appreciate the objectives, roles and principles of REACH data sharing
    • Understand the fair, transparent and non-discriminatory objectives of data
      sharing in order to reduce costs and unnecessary testing
    • Understand the legal rights of joint registrants with regards to data sharing
    • Know what to do in the event of a data sharing dispute and how this may be used to your benefit

    MODULE 07 - Dossier & Substance Evaluation

    • Understand the process of dossier and substance evaluation
    • Understand the different outcomes of the evaluation process
    • Have a broad appreciation of the business impact of evaluation

    MODULE 08 - Regulatory Risk Management for Substances of Concern

    • Understand how regulators identify substances with suspected properties of concern
    • Be aware of the tools at the disposal of regulators to confirm these suspected properties
    • Recall what options are open to the regulators for further risk management of these substances
    • Understand what each of these measures entails in practice (SVHC obligations, authorisation, restriction)
    • Be aware of the business impact these extra measures can have on industry
    • Recognise the options available to industry to be forewarned about these potential extra measures

    MODULE 09 - Introduction to Authorisation

    • Identify which uses of which substances require or are at risk of requiring authorisation
    • Know which tasks are required when during the authorisation process
    • Assess whether you need to apply or can you depend on others
    • Identify the potential impacts to your business
    • Estimate how much authorisation might cost
    • Help with your supplier's application

    MODULE 10 - Applying for Authorisation

    • Identify which route will need to be taken for authorisation
    • Initiate an Analysis of Alternatives
    • Contribute a socio-economic analysis
    • Plan a substitution strategy
    • Recruit a project team