Category Archives: CLP

Online Retailers Violate Labeling Obligations

As part of random sampling control, the Norwegian Environment Agency found that 11 of 15 online retailers did not make the legally required disclosures when their products contained hazardous chemicals. In a press release (available only in Norwegian), the director, … Continue reading

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CLP: Tenth Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress Published

The EU Commission has published Regulation (EU) 2017/776, which was issued on May 4, 2017. Experts speak of the new regulation as an ATP, an adaption to technical and scientific progress. Publication marks the tenth time that the CLP Regulation … Continue reading

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CLP: Transition Period for Hazardous Mixtures Expires in June

As of June 1, 2017, hazardous mixtures, such as household cleansers, solvents, or construction chemicals, must be in full compliance with the requirements of the CLP Regulation. That’s the finding of The Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Bundesanstalt … Continue reading

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Labeling Mandate in Canada Is Too Lenient

Canadians want more complete information on the labels of personal care and cleaning products. That’s the finding of a focus group study undertaken by the Canadian environmental organization Environmental Defence. The organization announced the finding in a press release. Participants … Continue reading

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CLP: Changes on the Way

At the end of October, delegates of the member states of the European Union approved a change to the CLP Regulation (Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 CLP Regulation). The change involves Adaptations to Technical and Scientific Progress (ATPs). The EU Commission … Continue reading

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Cosmetics Regulation Conflicts with the CLP Regulation

Substances that the CLP Regulation classifies as carcinogenic, mutagenic, or reprotoxic (CMR) may, under certain conditions, still be contained in cosmetics. The EU Commission made that decision at the most recent meeting of the working group for cosmetics. The crux … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About the CLP Regulation

In August, the German Chemical Industry Association (Verband der Chemischen Industrie) published a brochure (available in German only), that contains updated and easily understood information on the Regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP). Among other … Continue reading

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