When we had to decide to cancel the conference in Frankfurt in order to switch to an online event, it was not easy for us. The personal exchange between customers, interested parties and partners is very important to us. As you know, our corporate philosophy is based to a large extent on precisely this personal […]
The goal to look from all angles at upcoming regulatory requirements and possible solutions for the notification of products (including the notification to the SCIP database) was achieved for sure at the opesus Product and Poison Centres Notification Virtual Conference 2020 on May 18th and 19th. Attendees got informative contents, interesting presentations and enjoyed the […]
SCIP database is developed under the Waste Framework Directive to take a step towards a circular economy. With the SCIP database, the product lifecycle is completed with information on substances of concern in articles. One of the things that is a hot topic of discussion is dissemination of information and protecting confidential business information (CBI). […]
The revised Waste Framework Directive (WFD) requires the establishment of a database for information on substances of concern in articles as such or in complex objects (products) (SCIP). The goal of this database is to improve the transparency on hazardous substances in articles for waste operators, authorities and consumers.
It is common knowledge now that the data requirements for submitting a dossier in the poison centre notification (PCN) format is extensive. Besides the new data points such as the UFI and EU Product Category, the PCN format requires full composition of the product and other data such as pH value and hazard classification.
The coronavirus has forced most of us to spend our lives inside and online to stop the spread and flatten the curve. In light of the global pandemic, our upcoming conference will not be held in Frankfurt, but as an online conference!
On 17th March, ECHA held a webinar where they introdcued the SCIP database prototype. With more than 250 people listening in, the webinar was very well attended. The prototype of the SCIP database was released a month ago to allow duty holders to familiarize themselves with the process of preparing and submitting dossiers in a […]
How have you done so far in the first and hopefully only pandemic of our lives? What a surreal situation! We hope, you are well! Like many others, the CEO and the team of opesus had to make some difficult decisions and adapt their behavior to the new situation. How do we handle customer appointments? […]
ChemCon Americas was held in Philadelphia from March 2nd-March 6th. The five-day event was well-attended, bringing together experts from companies, authorities, and organizations.
At a working group meeting of the working group “legally compliant environmental management”, Andreas Müller presented on the ECHA SCIP Database. As the opesus expert on the upcoming SCIP requirements, Andreas covered the regulatory requirements and included tips on how companies can start preparing for the upcoming deadline.