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

UN Model Regs 20th Revised Edition Published

The UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods – Model Regulations 20th Edition has now been published in hard copy (June 2017). The 20th revised edition of the UN Model Regs contains various new or revised provisions including, inter alia: articles which contain dangerous substances or articles; the classification of ammonium nitrate-based fertilizers; the classification of corrosive mixtures; the … Read More