CLP Regulation

Poison Centre notifications

Companies placing hazardous mixtures on the EU market need to be aware of their obligations under Annex VIII of the CLP (Classification, Labelling and Packaging) Regulation. Many EU Member States require that companies must notify a national poison centre, providing information that would be made available to medical personnel and the public in the event of a poisoning or accidental exposure. When the CLP Regulation came into force in 2009, it included a requirement that the Member States create a…

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CLP Regulation: Chemical products with old labels off the shelves by 1 June

Beginning 1 June 2017, all chemical products placed on the market will have to be labelled in accordance with the Classification, Labelling and Packing (CLP) Regulation. The CLP Regulation entered into force in January 2009, and with the transition period now ending, it is the only legislation that applies in the classification and labelling of both substances and mixtures. The 1 June deadline means that the hazard pictogram in the shape of an orange square can no longer be used,…

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