New Industry Guidance on Waste Packaging

Supplementary guidance to the Environment Agency’s Technical Guide on the classification and assessment of waste (WM3) has been produced by trade associations representing companies operating in the chemical supply chain that use packaging. The new industry guidance, which is intended to be complementary to WM3, focuses on waste packaging (such as bags, boxes, bottles, tins, kegs, barrels, drums, IBCs etc) … Read More

New CLP Guidance published by ECHA July 2017

ECHA has published new versions of some of it guidance concerning Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (the CLP Regulations). Guidance on labelling and packaging in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 Version 3.0 (July 2017) gives alignment with the 8th Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP) to the CLP Regulation. It has the addition of a new sub-section 5.4.2 clarifying the issue … Read More

GHS 7th Revised Edition Published

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals 7th Edition has now been published in hard copy (July 2017). The seventh revised edition of the GHS contains various new or revised provisions including, inter alia: revised criteria for categorisation of flammable gases within Category 1; miscellaneous amendments intended to clarify the definitions of some health hazard classes; additional … Read More