HSE factsheets on dichloromethane

6 October 2021

The Health and Safety Executive have published factsheets on dichloromethane (DCM) providing advice for managers and workers on how to ensure compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) to control exposure to hazardous substances and protect workers’ health.

SCIP database goes live

23 September 2021

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have launched their Substances of Concern in Products, SCIP database.

Hazardous Substances (Planning) Common Framework: Policy Paper

7 September 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has issued a policy paper on the land use planning elements of the Seveso III Directive in the UK, ie where those establishments are sited and what is sited around them following the UK’s exit from EU.

Registration for PPP operations

19 August 2021

Companies that place plant protection products (PPPs), their ingredients or adjuvants on the market for professional use, must register to comply with the Official Controls (Plant Protection Products) Regulations 2020 by 22 September 2021.

Regulator warns that EEE exemption is set to expire

9 July 2021

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has issued an alert to those affected by the rules on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) and who are involved in placing electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) on the market.

Customisation of IUCLID

15 June 2021

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has published a second edition of its publication on Customisation Opportunities of IUCLID for the Management of Chemical Data.