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The members of the Frit Consortium collaborate in order to comply jointly with the requirements of the REACH and CLP Regulations of substance frits, chemicals (EC 266-047-6, CAS 65997-18-4).
With this objective the Frit Consortium was created on June 10th, 2009 under the legal form of a European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG), with headquarters in Castellon, Spain. Currently 36 companies are part of the Consortium, plus some of their Affiliates, grouping the major European manufacturers-importers of frits.
One of the members of the Consortium is at the same time SIEF facilitator for this substance, for this reason the Consortium manages the contacts between the different legal entities that take part in the SIEF. Information on the progress in the SIEFs can be found in the corresponding section (SIEF). Any company that is not part of the Frit Consortium can check the information on the SIEF and contact the facilitator if necessary.
According to the information in Point 11 of Annex V of the REACH Regulation, frits is a substance that can be exempt from registration if they fulfil certain specific requirements. For more information please go to section (exemption of frits)
The Consortium Members undertake to pursue collectively, among other things, the following objectives:
This Consortium has a General Assembly, Steering Committee, Technical Subcommittee, General Secretary-Trustee, Technical Manager and Accountant.
Under the SIEF section, information can be found on the definition of frits, including a detailed description of the substance, uses, the legal entity that acts as lead registrant and the Frit Consortium contact details.
Being a member of the Consortium. The Consortium is open to European manufacturers or importers of Frits, as well as to Only Representatives.
Buying a letter of Access to the frits registration dossier.
For more information, please contact the Consortium.