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Turkey REACH-like Regulation: KKDIK Regualtion

By Little Pro on 2016-01-05 Views:  Update:2017-01-18

KKDIK regulation is a new chemical regulation being drafted by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization(MoEU) in Turkey. "KKDIK" are the first letters of REACH written in Turkish. This regulation requires companies to register all substances manufactured in Turkey or imported into Turkey with volume above 1t/y before a given deadline (Proposed deadline: 31 Dec 2018). This regulation is more similar to EU REACH regulation and may be called real "Turkey REACH" when it is published. 

Currently the Regulation on the Inventory and Control of Chemicals (CICR) is also called "Turkey REACH". More info about CICR can be found here.

Latest Status of KKDIK Regulation (Turkey REACH)

The first version of draft KKDIK regulation was published for public consultations in Aug 2014. It has not been udpated since then. The summary of the draft KKDIK regulation is listed as follows:

  • Registrant: Manufacturer/importer/only representative appointed by companies outside of Turkey;
  • Registration Target: All substances >=1t/y;
  • Registration Period: 31 Dec 2015 to 31 Dec 2018;
  • Registration Deadline: 31 Dec 2018;
  • Risk Assessment: Needs to be done by a certified risk assessor.

Download Draft KKDIK Regulations (2014 draft).

According to Chemical Watch news (June 2016),  the final draft KKDIK regulation will be published in the final quarter of 2016 for consulations. 

Reference & Resources

Click here to access all references and resources for Turkey including the English translation of regulations, regulatory lists and useful links to the websites of competent authorities.


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