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January 10, 2022Regulatory Research Group

On 22 December the Swiss Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication (known as UVEK) opened consultation procedures pursuant to two environmental ordinances that impact the chemical industry: the 2005 Chemical Risk Reduction Ordinance (ChemRRV) and the 1985 Clean Air Ordinance (LRV). The consultation process is likely to continue...

November 19, 2019

The EU PCN video series continues with the latest news you can use from Karen Lanka, Verisk 3E’s Sr. Director of Product Management and expert on the topic. She’s offering guidance on streamlining your dossier submission process in our third installment. If you missed the first two videos, watch them...

November 19, 20193E Notify for Poison Centres Team

On 28 October 2019 the European Commission adopted proposed legislation to delay for one year the implementation of the Poison Centre Notification (PCN) requirements for mixtures placed on the market for consumer use under the CLP Regulation(1272/2008/EC). In addition, system-to-system service is now available in the ECHA Submission portal. This...

October 22, 2019Scott Stephens

On 4 October 2019 the European Commission (EC) adopted the 14th adaptation to technical and scientific progress (ATP) to the European Union’s Regulation on Classification, Labeling and Packaging (1272/2008/EC) (CLP), including the addition of titanium dioxide to the CLPs list of substances with harmonized classification and labeling. Verisk 3E Review...

October 9, 20193E Notify for Poison Centres Team

According to the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) 25 September 2019 newsletter , the Competent Authorities for REACH and CLP (CARACAL) have unanimously agreed to the European Commission’s proposed changes to Annex VIII to the Regulation on Classification, Labeling and Packaging (1272/2008/EC – CLP), including the postponement by one year of...

September 20, 2019

Don't be left in the dark regarding new EU requirements in the face of changing regulations. Companies placing hazardous chemical mixtures—dishwashing detergents, paints, coatings, adhesives, solvents, etc.—on the market in Europe must comply with complex and changing Poison Center Notification (PCN) requirements under the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation...

May 9, 2019Sava Kostić

Summary On 25 April 2019 France officially banned the use of titanium dioxide (E 171) effective 1 January 2020. The ban will remain in force until at least 31 December 2020, after which it may be renewed for another year. Verisk 3E Review On 25 April 2019 the French Ministry...

April 1, 2019Scott Stephens

The European Commission adopted legislation on 27 March 2019 that updates the EU’s Classification, Labeling and Packaging Regulation (1272/2008/EC) in line with the sixth and seventh revisions of the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Verisk 3E Analysis Published in the EU Official Journal...

March 6, 2019Scott Stephens

The EU Commission has proposed an amendment that would add a new section to Annex III of Regulation 853/2004/EC on food hygiene regulating insects. Verisk 3E Review The proposed amendment would add a new section to Annex III pertaining to insects intended for human consumption. Insects as foodstuffs are subject...

February 21, 2019Scott Stephens

On 5 February 2019 ten new directives were published in the EU Official Journal amending Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS) regarding the renewal of nine existing exemptions and the addition of one exemption for lead in new uses. The new provisions take effect on 25 February 2019. Verisk 3E...