Relevant for: Hardlines, Softlines, Children's products
On 23 April 2015, REACH restriction on lead in consumer products was published as Regulation (EU) 2015/628, and amended the lead restriction in Entry 63 of REACH Annex XVII. It will apply to all consumer products that can be placed in the mouth by children. This requirement will soon apply from 1 June 2016. The non-compliance articles cannot be placed on the European Union (EU) market.
Below shows the details of the new restriction on lead in consumer products.