Detergents are defined by Regulation (EC) 648/2004, Article 2, paragraph 1 as follows:
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 to appointed bodies.
Annex II represents one of the most significative parts of regulation 1907/2006 (REACH Regulation). It sets out the requirements that each supplier must fulfil for the compilation of a safety data sheets for a substance or a mixture in accordance with Article 31. Annex II provides important information on how to fill out every section and subsection of the SDS in compliance with REACH Regulation.
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 piece of information must be transmitted to the appointed bodies.
On June 13th 2019, the Brazilian Association of Technical Standards (ABNT) published an update of the ABNT NBR 14725 – 2 standard, regarding the hazards classification of chemical substances according to GHS.
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On June 5th 2019 the European Directive 2019/983 has been published. This directive updates Annex III Directive 2004/37/CE, containing the occupational exposure limit values by adding new entries.
ECHA, on request of the European Commission or a Member State, may propose a substance to be identified as of very high concern (SVHC).
In Japan, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Meti and MHLW) published two new standards that take place of the previous GHS implementation rules. These standards update the Japanese GHS implementation to the sixth UN GHS revision. Standard JIS Z 7252 updates classification criteria, while standard JIS Z 7253 concerns the redaction of SDSs.
The UFI code, introduced by CLP Annex VIII, is a labelling element that links a specific hazardous mixture to its specific data that has been notified to the EU Poison Centres database. Therefore, every company that places hazardous mixtures on the market will have to generate their own UFI codes, so that they can be included in the EU Poison Centres notifications for their products and then be included in the hazardous products' label.
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.