Dangerous Substances

CLP Regulations Come into Force this June

CLP stands for Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures Regulations. This framework was established in 2008 for the classification and labelling of substances and mixtures in the European Union which came into force in 2009. The CLP Regulations are based on the Globally Harmonised System (GHS) which is an international voluntary agreement that …

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Update In Seveso Directive Due in June 2015

The Seveso Directive deals exclusively with the prevention and control of major industrial risks involving dangerous substances. This Directive was named after the 1976 accident at a chemical plant manufacturing pesticides and herbicides in Seveso, Italy. The Seveso Directive defines these occurrences as: A major emission, fire or explosion resulting from uncontrolled developments in the …

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