Chemical database

15 February 2024

The Navigate-Chemicals database contains over 110,000 chemicals records which are collated into single, comprehensive reference chemical charts. It is continually reviewed and frequently updated.

Draft 22nd ATP to CLP

25 January 2024

In this feature, Caroline Raine outlines the changes to EC Regulation 1272/2008 on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP regulation) through the draft 22nd Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP).

HSE’s plans for the 14th and 15th ATPs

18 January 2024

In this feature Caroline Raine discusses the recent announcement from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that it is proposing to update the status of GB MCL list entries for 90 substances included in the GB MCL list from the 14th and 15th ATPs. These substances were not retained in GB law at the end of the Implementation Period.

Labelling of allergens in cosmetics

17 January 2024

In this feature Caroline Raine outlines the allergens in cosmetics that must be declared on the label in accordance with EU Regulation 2023/1545.

21st ATP to CLP

17 January 2024

In this feature, Caroline Raine outlines the changes to the EC Regulation 1272/2008 on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP regulation) through the 21st Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP).

New CLP Hazard Classes

5 January 2024

In this feature, Caroline Raine details the new hazard classes that have been introduced by the European Commission for inclusion into the Classification, Labelling and Packaging regulations.

UK REACH summary 2023

11 December 2023

In this feature, Caroline Raine gives an update on recent developments with regard to UK REACH.

GHS Revision 10

18 October 2023

The UN GHS Purple Book is updated every two years and the tenth revised edition of GHS (GHS Rev 10) was published in July 2023. Caroline Raine discusses the changes in this feature article.

EU Toys Regulation

2 October 2023

In this feature Caroline Raine summarises the proposed EU draft Toys Regulation, focusing on the rules for toys containing hazardous substances. Caroline also covers some other key changes relating to the digital passport and labelling requirements.