Safety & environment


REACH is the EU regulatory system for Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemical Substances. It is applicable to chemical substances manufactured and/or imported in the EU and affects manufacturers, importers and downstream users.

Umicore has embedded REACH in the core of its business ensuring full compliance at all times. The relation and communication between all actors in the supply chain is key to be REACH compliant, we are therefore committed to give the necessary support to suppliers and customers during  and after REACH preparation and implementation.

As a global player we are a leading member of various metal consortia including the Cobalt REACH consortium (, and the Nickel REACH consortium ( and many others (more links to industry consortia can be found on

More general information on REACH:

For more information on REACH within Umicore you can contact:
Jordi Agemans, Regulatory Affairs & Product Stewardship Manager, Business Unit CSM (; Tel +32 14 24 54 79).
An Hagenaars, Assistant Product Stewardship Manager, Business Unit CSM (; Tel +32 14 24 52 07)