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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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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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