Posted Posted in Circular Economy, English, Substances & mixtures

SCIP stands for Substances of Concern In articles as such or in complex objects (Products). Established under the Waste Framework Directive (WFD), the database aims to support the circular economy by collecting information on articles containing Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) throughout their life cycle, including at the waste stage. SVHCs are substances that […]

Posted Posted in Biocidal Products Regulation, Biocides, English

Yes, you can, but it is important to note that the party/parties you supply with your product is/are responsible for fulfilling the requirements of the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR, 528/2012/EC). In other words, not the exporter (established outside the EU), but the importer (established in the EU) is bound by the obligations of the BPR. […]

Posted Posted in Biocidal Products Regulation, Biocides, English

Under normal circumstances, biocidal products, including (hand) disinfectants, must be authorised prior to being made available on the EU market. In case of danger to public health, animal health or the environment, Article 55 of the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR, 528/2012/EC) allows Member States to permit the placement of biocides on their market that do not […]

Posted Posted in Biocides, CLP Regulation, Detergents, English, Substances & mixtures, Vape products

You must notify product information to the poison centre when the chemical mixtures you place on the market are classified as hazardous on the basis of their health or physical effects according to the criteria laid down in EU-GHS (CLP, 1272/2008/EC). In practice, this obligation applies mainly to downstream users and importers, but other operators, […]

Posted Posted in Biocidal Products Regulation, Biocides, English

Yes. Active substances, plant protection products (covered by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009) and biocidal products (covered by Regulation (EU) 528/2012), which are classified as hazardous, must be labelled with a CLP hazard label, including the relevant hazard and precautionary statement(s), signal word and pictogram(s). To all other labelling provisions, the respective product-specific regulation remains applicable. […]

Posted Posted in Detergents, Detergents Regulation, English

Cleaning products must be classified and labelled in accordance with the CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC). Further, the labelling of cleaning products is covered by the Detergents Regulation (648/2004/EC). The following label elements are obligatory: The product (trade) name; The (trade) name or trademark, full address and telephone number of the party responsible for placing the product […]

Posted Posted in Biocides, CLP Regulation, Detergents, English, Substances & mixtures, Vape products

Since CLP entered into force, each Member State has implemented its own national law regarding the poison centre notification. As a result, the notification requirements vary from country to country and it can be challenging to determine exactly what information you must share. To harmonise the approaches, a new Annex VIII has been added to […]

Posted Posted in Detergents, Detergents Regulation, English

For consumer automatic dishwasher detergents, the label must indicate: the standard dosage expressed in grams or ml or number of tablets for the main washing cycle for normally soiled tableware in a fully loaded 12 place settings dishwasher, making provisions, where relevant, for soft, medium, and hard water hardness. For consumer laundry detergents, the label […]