Step-by-step guide to REACH underlines Farnell’s ongoing commitment to providing support on legislation Farnell, the leading multi-channel, high service distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals globally has produced a step-by-step guide to REACH regulations (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals). The easy-to-read document, downloadable from the company’s Global Legislation website, is designed to support electronics design and other engineers in quickly assessing the impact of REACH, and understanding how to achieve compliance with the regulations. Written in collaboration with ERA Technology, the guide condenses 280 pages of regulations into five easy-to-read pages and has already been adopted by AFDEC members, FBDi in Germany and NEDA in the United States as their recommended reference guide to customers. The guide is complimented by a PDF covering recent guidance around ‘Substances in Articles’. Chris Robertson, Head of Reliability and Failure Analysis at ERA Technology, said: “REACH is the biggest regulatory upheaval…