The expected update to guidance regarding the European Court of Justice decision to interpret articles at the “once and article, always an article” level under REACH has been delayed. The final version was anticipated for release in Q1 of 2017 but is now not expected until summer 2017.

The current 3.0 version of the guidance, “Guidance on requirements for substances in articles” dated December 2015 may be found at: https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13632/articles_en.pdf