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Legal Basis

The Implementing Act of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, May 9th 2008
(Croatian only)
https://narodne-novine.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeni/2008_05_53_1782.html

Act on Amendments to the Implementing Act of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, February 13th 2013
(Croatian only)
https://narodne-novine.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeni/2013_02_18_295.html

Act on Amendments to the Act on the Implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, December 20th 2018
(Croatian only)
https://narodne-novine.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeni/2018_12_115_2257.html

Description of National Procedure

National Procedure follows the same language as described in EU REACH Regulation documents directly implemented through the national legal basis.
Procedure is the same as described in:
https://echa.europa.eu/support/registration

Description of National Safeguard Measures

Safeguarding and Inspection supervision over the implementation of Regulation 1907/2006 / EC is carried out by sanitary inspectors in accordance with the regulations governing the scope of work and powers of Sanitary Inspection (of the Ministry of Health and Local Government) and supervision of hazardous chemicals. Administrative oversight over the implementation of Regulation 1907/2006 / EC and this Act is carried out by the Ministry of Health.

National Bodies Involved

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia is the responsible body in Republic of Croatia for all REACH matters, including defence exemptions issues. Broad supporting role holds Croatian Institute of Public Health. Also, if necessary, Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia provides information for Ministry of Health within the scope of defence exemption issues on case-to-case basis.

Where to File an Application

The Ministry of Health in accordance with the Act on the Implementation of Regulation (EC) Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals is to assist industry in the implementation of this Regulation.

Procedure is explained on the following website: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/23036412/registration_en.pdf

Application should be filed through the Ministry of Health point of contact: helpdesk-reach@miz.hr

Conditions/Procedures for Acknowledgment/Recognition of Foreign Defence Exemptions

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia is the responsible body in Republic of Croatia for all REACH matters, including foreign defence exemptions and follows the same conditions and procedures as non-defence exemptions.

Number of Exemptions Granted

Data unavailable

Contact Info

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia
Address: Ksaver 200a, 10000 City of Zagreb, Republic of Croatia
Phone: +385 1 46 07 555
Fax: +385 1 46 77 076; +385 1 4607 631
E-mail: helpdesk-reach@miz.hr

Croatian Institute of Public Health
Toxicology Department
Address: Borongajska 83g, 10000 City of Zagreb, Republic of Croatia
Phone: +385 1 46 86 910; +385 1 46 86 919; +385 1 46 33 070
Fax: +385 1 46 41 368
E-mail: hzt@hzt.hr; info@hzjz.hr

Link to national web site(s) (if any)

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia (Croatian Only)
https://zdravlje.gov.hr/djelokrug-1297/sanitarna-inspekcija/kemikalije-i-biocidni-pripravci-1357/kemikalije-1785/reach-1795/1795

Croatian Institute of Public Health
http://hzt.hr/helpdesk/helpdesk-za-reach.html (Croatian Only)
http://hzt.hr/upit/index.php (Submit a question)
https://www.hzjz.hr/en/ (English)

Last Update: 25 January 2019

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