Road Derogations

17 January 2020

Road Derogations made available by the DfT for those transporting dangerous goods in the UK are discussed by Caroline Raine focusing on 2, 4, 11, 12, 13 and 15.

Record-keeping requirements

16 January 2020

This feature article outlines and discusses some of the general record-keeping requirements found in the REACH, CLP and transport of dangerous goods legislation.

Managing legionella risks

15 January 2020

Mike Sopp reminds duty holders of the importance of reviewing their current legionella management arrangements so as to ensure they are complying with their legal duties, in the light of revised guidance.

Classification of titanium dioxide

2 January 2020

Caroline Raine explores the recent discussion and considerations into the classification of titanium dioxide (TiO2) and whether it should be classified as a carcinogen.

Transport of dangerous goods exemptions

2 January 2020

In this article on the transport of dangerous goods by road, Caroline Raine discusses exemptions that may be used to reduce the requirements when transporting dangerous goods. Caroline will highlight the small load exemptions, limited quantities and special provisions.

Fragrance classification under CLP

2 January 2020

Fragranced products are required to be classified, and if hazardous, labelled according to the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation, unless covered by other sectoral legislation. This article looks at what types of hazards may be present in these products, what sort of information may be needed for classification, and at some of the issues that suppliers may face when labelling these products.

Minimum font sizes for labels

2 January 2020

A question that many companies often ask when drawing up labels for hazardous chemicals is “Does the CLP Regulation specify a minimum font size for labels?” In this article, we address the legal obligations and other guidance available to help suppliers ensure their labels are readable and meet minimum requirements.

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.