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Annex VIII to the EU CLP now applies in Great Britain

By  Veronica Marrero, Regulatory Compliance Specialist In early February, breaking news hit when the UK’s National Poisons Information Service (NPIS) announced that Annex VIII to the EU Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) has been adopted into the retained CLP in Great Britain. This adoption has a retroactive application date of…
Anna Kasson
Environmental Health & Safety

The Chemistry of Airbags

By  Renee Karlik, Regulatory Compliance Specialist Airbags have saved many lives and are clearly beneficial during a collision. First responders must make rapid assessment and provide treatment on site of automobile accidents. The most obvious injuries will immediately get attention and less obvious injuries may go unnoticed.  Alkaline injury of…
Anna Kasson
Compliance & Regulatory NewsEnvironmental Health & Safety

Update to California Prop 65 Short-Form Warning Proposed Amendment

By  Veronica Marrero, Regulatory Compliance Specialist On December 13, 2021, the California Office of Environmental health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that changes were made to the text of the proposed amendment to short-form warnings (Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings of the California Code of Regulations, Title 27). Specifically, the…
Anna Kasson
Compliance & Regulatory NewsGHS

Summary of New Changes in GHS Revision 9

By Veronica Marrero, Regulatory Compliance Specialist On September 14, 2021, the United Nations published the 9th revision to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). Below is a summary of the changes included in this edition: Chapter 2.1 (Explosives) was revised, expanding on the definitions and…
Tom Setzer