Segregation of dangerous goods for sea

6 June 2019

In this article, Caroline Raine describes the segregation of different dangerous goods from one another, specifically explaining the rules when transporting dangerous goods by sea, following the IMDG code.

Occupational exposure limits (OELs)

6 June 2019

Caroline Raine looks at occupational exposure limits (OELs), how they are implemented in the UK and what future legal requirements are likely to involve.

Poison centres: regulations

31 May 2019

Commission Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) of substances and mixtures added an Annex on harmonised information relating to emergency health response. In this article, Caroline Raine reviews the key changes.

Poison centres — recent developments

31 May 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).

Brexit and impact on chemicals industry: an update

23 May 2019

Following the recent technical publications published by the Government in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit, Caroline Raine discusses the potential impact of a “no-deal” Brexit on future chemical regulations and the chemicals industry in general.

REACH after the deadline and Brexit

23 May 2019

After over ten years the Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) deadline has now passed, but this doesn’t mean REACH is over, in fact some argue this is just the very beginning. And added to the challenges of REACH, companies also have the uncertainty of Brexit to deal with. Caroline Raine discusses what the future of REACH may look like in the coming months.