Latest tools from ECHA on poison centres

21 February 2020

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.

Legislation and the Brexit transition period

31 January 2020

What happens to all the Brexit legislation produced by the Government now we have officially left the EU? Has all the amending legislation on EU Exit come into force? Paul Clarke clarifies what happens to UK legislation during the Implementation Period.

Marking and labelling of packages: modal differences

24 January 2020

This article looks at the differences in marking and labelling of packages for transport across the modes and identifies the key differences. The article will not cover Class 1, 2, 6.2 or 7 provisions.

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.

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.