Category Archives: CLP

EU Seeks to Prohibit Hazardous Chemicals from Products

A majority of the members of the EU Parliament has called for measures against the use of hazardous substances in products because such use makes recycling difficult or even impossible. That’s why they should disappear from the supply chain as quickly … Continue reading

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BPA: Germany Proposes New Classification and Labeling

Germany has submitted a proposal for harmonization of the classification and labeling (CLH) of bisphenol A (BPA) to the ECHA as part of the CLP Regulation. The supplemental entries are stored in the Registry of Intention, a database containing information on … Continue reading

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Poison Centers: ECHA Offers New Support Services

The ECHA has updated its Web site on poison centers and is offering new support services that simplify the preparation and transmission of information on hazardous mixtures. See the press release issued by the ECHA. The Web site supports companies … Continue reading

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REACH and CLP: Dutch Study Uncovers Regulatory Gaps

The materials data required by REACH is insufficient for a correct assessment of the dangers that such chemicals pose and a valid classification according to the CLP regulation. That’s the finding of scientists at the Dutch National Institute for Public … Continue reading

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EU Publishes 11th ATP for the CLP Regulation

The EU Commission has issued Regulation (EU) 2018/669, the eleventh amendment of the CLP Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008, an adaptation to technical and scientific progress (ATP). The new regulation takes effect on May 24. The transition period will end on … Continue reading

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ECHA: Online Ads for Many Products are Not Legally Compliant

As part of an enforcement project, the ECHA examined more than 1,300 online advertisements for chemical mixtures, including cleaning products, paints, and pesticides. The result? More than 80% of the products did not meet the requirement of the CLP Regulation. … Continue reading

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Sweden: One of Ten Products Labeled Incorrectly

The Swedish chemicals agency KEMI, examined about 24,000 products that contain hazardous chemicals. Some 2,600 of the products, most of them cleaning products, were found to be labeled incorrectly. In three of every four cases, the labels did not comply … Continue reading

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