Update to restriction 51 in REACH Annex XVII

Posted by Selerant EHS on 4/03/2019

The importance of restrictions

Restrictions are a tool for protecting human health and the environment from unacceptable risks that come with some hazardous chemical substances. Restrictions, described in Annex XVII of Regulation EC n° 1907/2006 (REACH), can limit or forbid the production, use or placing on the market of a specific substance. Restrictions to which a substance or mixture is subject must be specified in the 15th section of the SDS.

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Topics: Europe

DataPackage Update - February 2019

Posted by Selerant EHS on 1/03/2019

Following the update of the SVHC substances in the Candidate List and the publication of European Directive 2019/130 on european occupational exposure limits, Selerant has updated its solutions by releasing a dedicated EU DataPackage for Hazex Professional. Download your installation package to update your systems!

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets Authoring, GHS Compliance

New SVHC substances added to the Candidate List

Posted by Selerant EHS on 30/01/2019

What substances have been added to the Candidate List?

ECHA, on request of the European Commission or a Member State, may propose a substance to be identified as of very high concern (SVHC). If the substance is identified as such, it will be added to the Candidate List for its eventual inclusion in the authorisation list (REACH Annex XIV). The inclusion of a substance in the Candidate List creates law obligations for the companies producing, importing or using these substances as such, in preparations or in articles.

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Topics: Europe

How to generate and distribute exposure scenarios

Posted by Selerant EHS on 30/01/2019

During the registration process, registrants prepare a chemical safety assessment (CSA), with an evaluation of exposure for hazardous substances registered in an amount higher than 10 tons per year.

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Topics: Exposure scenarios, Safety Data Sheets Authoring

What's new with ADR 2019

Posted by Selerant EHS on 30/01/2019

What's new with ADR 2019?

UNECE - The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe - published the official ADR 2019 text, regulating road transport of hazardous goods. ADR 2019 came into force on January 1st 2019, and there is a transitional period ending on June 30th 2019.

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Topics: Global

The 10th ATP entered into force

Posted by Selerant EHS on 3/01/2019

The 10th ATP of CLP

On the 4th of May 2017, Regulation (EU) n. 2017/776 has been published on the Official Journal of the European Union. This regulation, also known as the 10th ATP, updates Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP).

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Topics: Europe

Public consultation concerning the harmonized classification of boric acid and various borates

Posted by Selerant EHS on 3/01/2019

Boric acid and other borates are subject to public consultation

A new public consultation concerning the harmonized classification of boric acid and various borates listed in Annex VI to CLP Regulation has been opened. Currently, these substances already have an existing harmonized classification with specific concentration limits (SCLs) for the hazard of reproductive toxicity (Repr. 1B, H360FD).

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Topics: Europe

Translate labels and SDS for different countries with the "Language package"

Posted by Selerant EHS on 3/01/2019

The current regulation requires safety data sheets and labels to be prepared in the official language of the country to which the chemical product is going to be sent. In order to comply with this requirement, the language package can be activated in the Hazex suite. Once this package is active, SDS and labels can be printed in many different languages thanks to the translated statements that become available within the Selerant database.

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Topics: Hazard Labeling, Safety Data Sheets Authoring

CLP is being updated: 13th ATP

Posted by Selerant EHS on 3/12/2018

The 13th ATP of CLP

On October 5th 2018 Regulation (EU) n. 2018/1480, corresponding to the 13th ATP, has been published on the official EU journal. This regulation amends Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP).

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Topics: Europe

How to add info needed for various GHSs around the world

Posted by Selerant EHS on 3/12/2018

In previous newsletters we saw how GHS is implemented in different countries, with differences in hazard categories and additional requirements.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheets Authoring

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