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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

CLP Art. 45: Commission Adopts Deadline for Consumer Use to 1st January 2021

Last week ECHA announced that under the CLP Art. 45, Annex VIII, the poison centre deadline for mixtures intended for consumer use is postponed to 1st January 2021. The compliance dates for professional and industrial use remain the same. Read more

Create ECHA Poison Centre Dossiers with opesus EHS Product Notification

Tested, checked, and released. The opesus EHS Product Notification software creates poison centre dossiers in the Poison Centres Notification (PCN) format.  

In other words, you can now create and download dossiers from your SAP system. After that, simply upload the dossier to the ECHA Submission PortalThis way, you fulfill the requirements of Art. 45 and Annex VIII to the CLP regulation for your product portfolio. 

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CLP Art. 45 Annex VIII: Shift of the Consumer Use Deadline?

Word has it that there is a possible postponement of the January 2020 deadline for notification of consumer use products to the poison centers under the CLP Art. 45 regulation. We too have received hints of the shift from January 2020 to January 2021 from various stakeholders who attended the CARACAL meeting in July such as ECHA, as well as from some of our customers who are active in industry associations, and national poison centers.

How does this affect my company?

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Workshop – Implementation of Technical Solutions for the Implementation of CLP Art. 45

The easy implementation of Art. 45 of the CLP regulation is not a simple matter, as the well-attended workshop of the Chem-Academy on May 15th once again demonstrated. The event, aimed at product safety managers, consisted of a practical workshop, in addition to presentations from industry experts and the authorities involved. Alexander Wegener, CEO of opesus AG, and Markus Pogrzeba, Product Manager at opesus, were able to share their know-how and experience as workshop leaders and lecturers.  

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