Packaging for chemicals is generally split into one of two categories: UN Approved Packaging Non-UN Approved Packaging UN packaging can be split into two further categories: UN X – suitable for Packing Group 1 and lower UN Y – suitable for Packing Group 2 and lower Hazard substances are allocated Packing Groups. These are… Continue reading »
CLP is an abbreviation for Classification, Labelling and Packaging and is enforced by Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16th December 2008. This regulation ensures communication of hazards posed by chemicals and chemical products in the European Union through classification and labelling. This applies to both workers and the… Continue reading »
Having recently given an explanation of REACH we thought it was logical to follow with a description of how REACH legislation impacts on ReAgent. Technically, ReAgent is not classified as a manufacturer of chemical substances because we are more concerned with the production of chemical mixtures. Therefore we do not have to register… Continue reading »
A lot of people in our industry are concerned about REACH. Here is a brief overview. REACH is an abbreviation of Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. It is enforced under Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 and its amendments. REACH is applicable to the European Community and is concerned with the safe use of… Continue reading »
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