The SCIP database declaration:
Here is the timeframe of the SCIP database implementation:
Depending on your supply chain, the SCIP declarations apply to importers, assemblers, distributors, or manufacturers of articles. If you are a manufacturer offering your products to the European market, chances are that you are directly impacted by the SCIP reporting.
In essence, if after January 5th, 2021:
The SCIP requires a high level of detail on products containing SVHC(s). Product information in the SCIP database notification includes:
Since the REACH SVHC list is updated every six months, the SCIP declarations must be updated accordingly if any new SVHC is present in the product above the 0.1% threshold, following the ‘once an article, always an article ‘ rule.
|Before 2021||As of 2021, with the SCIP Database Notification|
|Inform users of all the SVHCs contained in your product (name and CAS #)||Same|
|Provide safe use information of your product, considering the declarable SVHC||Same|
|–||Enter what components contain SVHC in your product|
|–||Provide safe use information of every component containing SVHC in your product|
|–||Give the article category of every component containing SVHC in your product|
|–||Give every material category containing SVHC in the impacted components of your product|
You can use the free Enviropass Product Environmental Compliance (ECEP) form, REACH tab, to gather the necessary REACH information per component.
The IPC Association Connecting Electronics Industries has also created the standard IPC-1752B to enhance REACH reporting.