EU Adopted EN 12472:2020 as Harmonized Standard for Nickel Release under REACH
Apr. 28 2021
In April 2021, the EU has updated the list of standards to be used as the test methods for demonstrating the compliance with nickel release under REACH Annex XVII Entry 27. This revised list contains three European Standards, including EN 12472:2020 “Method for the simulation of wear and corrosion for the detection of nickel release from coated items”, which is expected to take effect immediately.
Download Bulletin PDF file to view Harmonized Standards for Nickel Release under REACH Annex XVII Entry 27
As of April 2021, the titles and references of standards to be used as the test methods for demonstrating the conformity of articles under entry 27 of Annex XVII to REACH will be published on the Commission website only and no publication in the Official Journal of the European Union is foreseen anymore.
Commission website: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/chemicals/reach/restrictions_en
Harmonized Standard list for Nickel Release: https://ec.europa.eu/docsroom/documents/45505
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