Chemical database

10 November 2023

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.

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.

Microplastics restriction

2 October 2023

In this feature, Caroline Raine discusses the European restriction on microplastics, explaining the legal requirements and the potential impact to businesses.

Formaldehyde restriction

21 September 2023

In this feature article, Caroline Raine outlines the new restriction for formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers.

New Registration of an Existing Substance (NRES)

5 September 2023

In this feature Caroline Raine talks us through what to do if you start to import a new substance into Great Britain over one tonne per annum; otherwise known as the NRES process under UK REACH.

Substances expected in the 22nd ATP to CLP

25 August 2023

In this feature, Caroline Raine outlines the changes expected to the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) through the 22nd Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATPs), note that it is currently being discussed and is not yet even in a draft stage.

Selecting and completing precautionary statements

23 August 2023

While a great deal of attention is paid by suppliers to selecting the correct pictograms, signal words and hazard (H) statements to go on a label — and rightly so — the selection of precautionary (P) statements is often more of an afterthought. However, there are a number of factors to consider when selecting and completing P statements, and these are considered in this article.

Responsibilities under ADR

22 August 2023

This feature discusses responsibilities for the transport of dangerous goods under ADR.