Interpretation for KKDIK (Turk-REACH) Regulation

KKDIK was published on 23 Jun. 2017 by Ministry of Environment and Urbanization of Turkish Republic and formally came into effect on 23 Dec. 2017. The regulation shares many similarities with EU REACH, thus it is also called Turkey REACH.  

 Scope of Registration

lisam Substances in quantities of one ton or more per year manufactured in or imported into Turkey;
lisam Substances in mixtures in quantities of one ton or more per year manufactured in or imported into Turkey; 
lisam Substances in articles manufactured in or imported into Turkey which are intended to be released under normal or reasonably foreseeable conditions of use and the quantity totals 1 ton per year or more.

 Who Shall Complete KKDIK Registration?

lisam Turkey manufacturers and importers of substances; 
lisam Turkey manufacturers and importers of articles; 
lisam Non-Turkey manufacturers of substances, mixtures and articles must perform the registration obligations under KKDIK through only representatives (OR) based in Turkey.

 Timeline for KKDİK Registration and Pre-Registration

  KKDIK Registration can be divided into two steps:

lisam Step 1: Pre-registration
lisam Step 2: Registration

Details are as follows: