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SGS is pleased to announce our REACH: Back to Basics seminar which has been designed to reinforce the importance and impact of REACH in your company, specifically for importers or distributors of consumer products in the UK.


10 Nov 2020, 09:00


10 Nov 2020, 15:00


London, United Kingdom

Notice: Due to current COVID-19 UK government social distancing guidelines all training will be via Microsoft teams and not face to face for the forseeable future.
We are however available to run in-house bespoke courses depending on availability.
For further information, please contact:
UK Softlines Manager
SGS United Kingdom Ltd
Use the contact button below to email your request.
We are pleased to announce our extensive range of seminar training courses which are designed for you to remain up to date and informed on the latest legislation, industry updates and consumer safety demands. SGS provides excellent course materials, with clearly defined objectives, and reliable, friendly course administration. Our seminars are interactive and involve delegate participation or demonstrations/visual aids. Delegates are encouraged to bring along their own samples for discussion.
Whether you are seeking knowledge that enables you to comply with regulations, improve performance, manage risk or develop talent; the Consumer and Retail Seminars can help you and your business gain the knowledge you need to continually adapt in today's fast moving markets. As a leader in professional training, we draw on years of worldwide experience to provide effective learning opportunities.


  • Affordable prices
  • Opportunity to meet professionals from other organisations
  • Opportunity to share best practice
  • Opportunity to share ideas
  • No office distractions
  • Effective learning environment
  • Wide range of dates and locations available


Our trainings are offered in a variety of delivery formats so that you can choose those that are best suited to your individual requirements. Our experts deliver face-to-face training in the form of public courses where you can join your industry peers or through in-house bespoke seminars designed to meet your specific needs.


Lunch will be provided for full-day seminars. Please inform us in advance if you have any special dietary needs.


The European Regulation of Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH) entered into force on 1 June 2007 with a progressive schedule of deadlines.
Use our 'Overview, Definitions and Latest Updates' seminar to reinforce the importance and impact of REACH in your company, specifically for importers or distributors of consumer products in the UK.
This course is aimed at technologists, buyers and quality assurance officers who are responsible for monitoring REACH compliance activities of a broad range of products, including products for home, DIY, toys, childcare, clothing, accessories and E&E products.
This interactive session will discuss REACH responsibilities for your company and look at practical steps for compliance, including management of your supply chain.
The seminar is especially suited to designers, buyers and technologists.


  • Welcome
  • REACH Overview and Definitions
  • Legal Requirements: Registration
  • Legal Requirements: Substances of Very High Concern
  • Restriction
  • Communication in supply chain
  • Notification and Authorisation
  • Practical Next Steps
  • Planning and Implementing
  • Monitoring
  • Q&A


Registration for this course is for the full day seminar.


10 November - 10am - 4pm - Ealing


Please contact:
Andrew Geatches
REACH Business Development Consultant
SGS United Kingdom Limited
t: 0203 008 7875
m: 07841 570560