The new ECHA portal for poison centre notification is online

Posted by Selerant EHS on 6/06/2019

Annex VIII of CLP: what does it entail?

According to article 45 of the CLP Regulation, importers and downstream users who place hazardous mixtures on the market shall submit relevant info to appointed bodies, in order to allow the proper management of emergencies.

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Topics: Europe

Labelling hazardous chemicals in compliance with CLP

Posted by Selerant EHS on 6/06/2019

Labelling is a process aimed at communicating hazard to downstream users and consumers. It is a relevant activity for distributors, manufacturers and importers. In EU, this happens in accordance with the CLP regulation.

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Topics: Hazard Labeling

New TSCA Inventory rule

Posted by Selerant EHS on 6/06/2019

What is the TSCA Inventory?

When preparing a US SDS, section 15 will show data concerning the TSCA federal regulation (Toxic Substances Control Act). The TSCA Inventory lists all the substances manufactured or processed in the USA.

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Topics: usa

Release 7 of the Data Package is available, specific for US data

Posted by Selerant EHS on 6/05/2019

In previous newsletters we had the chance to get deeper in the ways in which to implement various GHS regulations and standards. These needs change from country to country, based on how they implement the GHS standard and on what additional laws and regulations they might implement.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets Authoring, GHS Compliance

News on the PCN format for Poison Centre Notification

Posted by Selerant EHS on 6/05/2019

CLP Annex VIII: what does it define?

Article 45 of the CLP regulation requires that importers and downstream users placing hazardous mixtures on the market communicate relevant data to the appropriate organisations, in order to prepare an emergency response when needed.

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Topics: Europe

A new CLP update: publication of the 12th ATP

Posted by Selerant EHS on 6/05/2019

The 12th ATP of CLP

On March 12th 2019, Regulation (EU) 2019/521 was published. It consists in the 12th ATP, amending the CLP regulation (1272/2008).

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Topics: Europe

A practical solution to place products on the market in compliance with Directive 2004/42/EC

Posted by Selerant EHS on 1/04/2019

A VOC, acronym of Volatile Organic Compounds, is defined in directive 2004/42/EC as any organic compound with a starting boiling point lesser or equal than 250°C, measured at a standard pressure of 101,3 kPa.

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Topics: hazard labels, Safety Data Sheets Authoring

Duties of the importer according to HazCom

Posted by Selerant EHS on 1/04/2019

The OSHA interpretation

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is the USA organisation responsible of the HazCom regulation. OSHA publishes on its website a number of Standard Interpretations, a series of Q&A that give further clarification on some HazCom topics.

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Topics: North America

New official ECHA guidances on CLP Annex VIII

Posted by Selerant EHS on 1/04/2019

Annex VIII: what does it bring to the table?

According to Article 45 of CLP regulation, importers and downstream users who put hazardous mixtures on the market must notify relevant information concerning emergency health response. This information must be transmitted to the appropriate appointed bodies.

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Topics: Europe

Directive 2019/130: new European occupational exposure limit values

Posted by Selerant EHS on 4/03/2019

Directive 2019/130: what’s new?

On January 31st 2019 the European Directive 2019/130 has been published. This directive updates Annex III Directive 2004/37/CE, containing the occupational exposure limit values by adding new entries. The five substances added to Directive 2019/130 are the following:

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Topics: Europe

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