562. Exemptions in regard to REACH.

A person is exempt from compliance with a listed REACH provision1 if that person either has the benefit of a defence exemption certificate2 made by the Secretary of State3 in respect of that provision or can demonstrate that the appropriate authorities of another member state have exempted that person from compliance in the interests of defence4.

A person who markets or uses leaded paint does not breach the REACH restriction on the marketing and use of leaded paint5 where that person complies with the relevant provisions6 of the REACH Enforcement Regulations 20087.

A person who places an asbestos-containing article8 on the