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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).
Caroline Raine discusses the forthcoming changes to safety data sheets following the draft publication of the REACH Annex II regulations. The draft regulations are currently undergoing consultation but are expected to be published soon and will require all safety data sheets to be updated by the end of December 2022.
However politicians play their cards in the weeks ahead, preparations are being made across UK industry and the supporting regulatory sector for the possibility of an abrupt “hard” Brexit departure from the EU. This includes REACH, writes Jon Herbert.
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.
In this special report, Christine Lepisto of Chemical Safety Consulting, Germany, explains the background to, and the development of, Safe Use of Mixtures Information (SUMIs) documents. She also discusses how they differ from workplace safety information cards, the time frames and the next steps.