The Poisons List and its requirements

16 December 2019

This article looks at the restrictions on the sale of various types of “poisons”, according to the provisions of the Poisons Act 1972 and subordinate legislation.

Poison centres — recent developments

29 November 2019

In this feature article Caroline Raine discusses the recent developments with regards to the forthcoming legal requirement to notify hazardous mixtures to poison centres. Caroline reminds us of the legal obligations introduced by the new Annex VIII to EC Regulation 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and provides an update on the supporting information made available by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

Latest tools from ECHA on poison centres

15 August 2019

In this feature article, Caroline Raine discusses some of the recent developments surrounding the requirements to notify mixtures to poison centres. Caroline looks at some of the recent tools, the possible deadline extension and Member State implementation.