The manufacturers of Polyamides, Aminoamides and Epoxy Adducts (PAEA) have joined efforts for their REACH compliance activities and launched in February 2009 the PAEA REACH consortium.

Consortium description

To prepare consistent REACH registration dossiers, the Secretariat of the Polyamides consortium is managed by Linmark Consulting GmbH.

Updated 14th April 2017

Substances covered

The substances to be registered either by 2013 or 2018 deadlines, depending on the substance, may be described as substances which are reaction products between a polyamine and one of more of the following:
• polybasic acid
• monobasic acid
• epoxy groups
• phenolic groups

As a guide, a list of representative substances and registration target dates can be seen here. This list is not exhaustive and is subject to change.


The PAEA Consortium is open to manufacturers/ importers/ Only Representatives as defined in the REACH Regulation of the substance on its own, in preparations or in articles and that are subject to the registration requirements pursuant to the REACH Regulation, or Affiliates thereof. Membership is open to any applicant fulfilling the membership criteria. The PAEA Consortium is also open to any European and non-European companies manufacturing or importing Polyamides and related materials, which are similar to one or several of the substances covered. Downstream users and other data holders are invited to play an active role in the work of the consortium.


The PAEA Consortium structure includes a Steering Committee, Technical Committee and Secretariat, managed by Linmark Consulting GmbH.

Letters of Access

Letters of Access (LOA) to dossiers and current prices can be obtained by contacting the Secretariat at:

Useful links and related Consortia

Amido – Amines / Imidazolines REACH consortium

Epoxy Resins Reach Consortium