Last reviewed 18 November 2021

The European Commission has published a regulation correcting the Classification, Labelling and Packaging regulations (CLP).

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/1962 correcting Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures came into force on 15th November 2021 and applied from 1 October 2021.

The Regulation corrects Pictogram, Signal Word Code(s) errors in Annex VI: EU Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

The signal word code ‘Dgr’ for Danger regarding three entries is replaced by the signal word code ‘Wng’ for ‘Warning’.

The three entries/substances are:

  • pentapotassium 2,2’,2’’,2’’’,2’’’’(ethane-1,2-diylnitrilo)pentaacetate

  • N-carboxymethyliminobis(ethylenenitrilo)tetra (acetic acid)

  • pentasodium (carboxylatomethyl)iminobis (ethylenenitrilo)tetraacetate.

Suppliers will not be required to make this change to the label or the packaging of substances or mixtures containing them, which they have placed on the market in accordance with the CLP regulation before 15 November 2021.

The regulation can be found on the Eur-Lex website.