Product and Poison Centre Notifications Virtual Conference 2020 supported by VCI

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! Read more

ECHA SCIP Database Prototype Webinar

On 17th March, ECHA held a webinar where they introdcued the SCIP database prototype. The webinar was very well attended – with more than 250 participants listening in. 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 test environment. Read more

Working at opesus in times of Coronavirus

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? How will we continue to work in the coming weeks? What will happen to the major events we had planned for 2020? We are following the developments around the virus closely and would like to inform you about the measures we have taken to protect everybody’s health as well as keeping up our work. Read more

ChemCon Americas 2020

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. Read more

opesus Hosts Dinner and Drinks at ChemCon Americas

opesus will be exhibiting at ChemCon Americas 2020 from March 2nd to 6th in Philadelphia. In addition, we’d like to invite you to hang out with us over a casual dinner and drinks. Read more

SCIP Format Support with opesus EHSM Smart Input

Get ready for SCIP! The opesus EHSM Smart Input (ESI) now supports the new SCIP format. This means you can start to prepare for SCIP requirements by importing the REACH SVHC Candidate List in ESI. Read more

Regulatory Updates: What to Expect in the Second Amendment to CLP Annex VIII

ECHA held a Webinar on 12th February covering topics surrounding creating notifications to the poison centres in accordance with CLP Art. 45, Annex VIII.  The webinar consisted of two parts – regulatory updates and IT tools and guidance. The previous blog post focused on changes in the first amendment to CLP Annex VIII. In this blog post, we will focus on regulatory updates that we can expect in the second amendment of Annex VIII to CLP.

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Regulatory Updates: First Amendment to CLP Annex VIII

ECHA held a webinar on 12th February covering topics surrounding creating notifications to the poison centres in accordance with CLP Art. 45, Annex VIII. The webinar consisted of two parts – regulatory updates and IT tools and guidance. In this blog post, we will focus on regulatory updates as per the first amendment of Annex VIII to CLP. The first amendment, published on 10th January 2020, has been in force since 30 January 2020. The second blog post focuses on changes we can expect in the second amendment. Read more

Software for Creating SCIP Notifications

Under the Waste Framework Directive (WFD), the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has developed the SCIP Database designed to capture information on articles containing substances of very high concern (SVHCs) on the REACH Candidate List. This requirement of submitting information poses a significant challenge to companies to efficiently comply with their reporting obligations. We are excited to announce that our software, opesus EHS Product Notification, will support companies that are required to submit notifications to the SCIP database. Read more

System-to-System (S2S) Communication with opesus EHS Product Notification

Tested, checked, and released! The latest release of the opesus EHS Product Notification (EPN) software supports update scenarios and integrates system-to-system (S2S) communication. This means that you can submit dossiers for the poison centres directly out of your SAP system. Read more