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European Regulation Changes

Recap On March 27th, 2019, the European Commission published the 12th Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP) of Regulation (EC) 1272/2009 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) of substances and mixtures, which adopts revisions 6 and 7 of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). The deadline for compliance with the updated CLP…
Alex Milan
07/16/20
Compliance & Regulatory NewsHazardous Compliance ExplainedProduct StewardshipSDS Authoring

Compounding and Manufacturing Hand Sanitizer During COVID-19

By Veronica Marrero, Regulatory Compliance Specialist If you are like many of our customers, you may be trying to navigate a new world of manufacturing hand sanitizers or other disinfectant products. Many businesses can modify day-to-day operations to produce these in demand products such as breweries, distilleries, coatings manufacturers and…
Alex Milan
04/22/20
Compliance & Regulatory News

Final SNURs Issued by EPA for 145 Chemicals

EPA SNURs & the TSCA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued final significant new use rules (SNUR) for 145 chemical substances that are subject to premanufacture notice (PMN) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The substances names under the most recent SNUR orders range from alkylphenols to…
Anna Kasson
10/13/19
Compliance & Regulatory News

EC Seeking Comment on RoHS Exemptions

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Restrictions Electrical and electronic equipment (a/k/a ‘EEE’) are pervasive in our modern world, from large household appliances to smartphones and medical devices. In the European Union, EEE are subject to the restriction of certain hazardous substances under Directive 2011/65/EU, the so-called ‘RoHS’ Directive, which currently restricts…
Anna Kasson
08/12/19
Compliance & Regulatory NewsGHS

EU Court Confirms BPA an SVHC

BPA & the European Commission In 2016 the European Commission officially identified bisphenol A (BPA) as toxic to reproduction, and in 2017 the European Chemicals Agency added the substance to its Candidate List for authorization, officially marking it as a Substance of Very High Concern in the EU. BPA is…
Anna Kasson
07/15/19
Compliance & Regulatory NewsGHS

Japan Adopts GHS Rev 6

Japan & GHS Much like Indonesia and Singapore, Japan requires that chemical hazards be classified and labeled according to the criteria specified in the 4th Revised Edition of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS); detailed classification and labeling schemes were promulgated by Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) 7252 and 7253. New Classifications…
Anna Kasson
06/27/19