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Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation – Classify and label your mixtures in time for 2015 Deadline

From 1 June 2015, the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation will be the only legislation that applies to the classification and labelling of both substances and mixtures in the EU.   The CLP Regulation has applied in fact to substances since 1 December 2010 but now, mixtures come into play. CLP requires companies to...

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CLP Guidance on Regulation: 1st June 2015 deadline

Are you an importer or a formulator of chemical mixtures in Ireland?  Then the newly published CLP Guidance on the ECHA website is a must read to ensure you meet the requirements for the classification of mixtures in accordance with the CLP Regulation ahead of the 1st June 2015 deadline.  From 1 June 2015, the Classification,...

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Hazard Labelling – CLP Regulation Information Sheet

Classification, Labelling and Packaging is generally abbreviated to CLP. CLP Regulation covers hazardous chemicals sold to professional users and consumers. The HSA has produced an information sheet which outlines the key requirements for the labelling and packaging of hazardous chemicals under the CLP Regulation. All hazardous chemicals (substances and mixtures) placed on the market must be...

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Chemicals Safety: 4th ATP to CLP Regulation published

The 4th ATP to the CLP Regulation (EC) No 487/2013 entered into force on 28th May 2013. It applies to substances from the 1st December 2014 and mixtures from 1st June 2015 but can be used voluntarily before these dates. The main changes are as follows: New hazard categories for chemically unstable gases and non-flammable aerosols (see...

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67% of the inspected companies were non-compliant REACH or CLP

The ECHA Forum’s second enforcement project (REF-2) focused on checking the compliance of downstream users – particularly formulators of mixtures – with the essential requirements of the REACH and CLP regulations.  The project’s operational phase was carried out in 29 Member States or EEA countries from May 2011 until March 2012. The national enforcement authorities...

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