Publication of the draft 18th ATP to the CLP Regulation

26 August 2021

The European Commission has published the draft 18th adaptation to technical progress (ATP) to Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (the CLP Regulation).

HSE consultation on COMAH regs

26 August 2021

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has opened a consultation on administrative changes to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH).

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.

Call for evidence on substance endpoint

19 August 2021

The Health and Safety Executive has issued a call for test data on an endpoint related to: 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dimethyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate to avoid unnecessary testing on animals under UK REACH.

Multilateral Agreements M340

12 August 2021

The United Kingdom has countersigned Multilateral Special Agreement 340 and RID 06/2021 regarding the carriage of sodium-ion batteries and sodium-ion cells using an organic electrolyte or sodium-ion batteries and sodium-ion cells using an organic electrolyte contained in equipment or packed with equipment.