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 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 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 Circular Economy, English, Plastics, Substances & mixtures

Under the REACH Regulation, substance recycling (and recovery) is considered equal to manufacture. In the same way as for other substances subject to REACH registration, the substance identity must be established. The information considered to be sufficient for correct identification and naming of the substance is listed in Annex VI, and includes: Name(s) in the […]

Posted Posted in Circular Economy, English, Plastics, Substances & mixtures

Recycling and recovery typically involve a series of process steps, often performed by multiple waste management partners. Sometimes only the final recycling step will result in the recycled material that no longer classifies as ‘waste’ under the EU waste legislation, or only a fraction of the material is recovered. Waste materials, including wastes that arise […]

Posted Posted in English, Nanomaterials, Plastics, REACH Regulation, Substances & mixtures

We do! There are various processes established under REACH of which public consultation is an integral part. Public consultations are organised by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) or the Member States to get feedback from all interested parties and collect the widest possible range of scientific information to support decision making. Here, we will outline […]

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

The Classification and Labelling (C&L) Inventory is a database maintained by ECHA, containing information on the classification and labelling of substances. It is freely accessible and provides insight into the (various) classifications of the same substance applied by different (groups of) suppliers. It further contains the list of legally binding harmonised classifications, in accordance to […]