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EPN PCN 4.0.00 Now Available

With less than a month to go to the first Poison Center Notification deadline, opesus EPN for PCN format version 4.0.00 brings with it several great new features and improvements. This include small improvements that bring great convenience, such as being able to view, with one click, the submitted dossier directly in the ECHA Submission Portal. Read on to see the other new features available. Read more

50 Days Left to PCN Deadline – ECHA Announces Enforcement

There are 50 days left to the first poison centre compliance date. ECHA announced in their latest newsletter that, in addition to national measures, the Enforcement Forum will focus on this obligation in a pilot project, starting mid-2022. Read more

Version 3.2.20 of opesus EPN Brings Support for Generic Product Identifiers (GPIs)

The latest release of opesus EHS Product Notification (EPN), version 3.2.20, is now available! This minor release brings with it several improvements. Read more

New EPN Release Brings SCIP Support and Process Automation

Right on schedule, the team at opesus released a new major version (3.2.10) of opesus EHS Product Notification (EPN).  EPN is now used by more than 60 customers to report product data to ECHA, making it the market-leading software for companies using SAP. 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

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

Merck and opesus at SAP Sustainability Innovation Days 2019

At the SAP Sustainability Innovation Days 2019, we shared the stage with Merck. This two-day event on November 5th and 6th brought us the latest news on S/4HANA for Product Compliance & EHS accompanied with several customer presentations. Read more

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.

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CLP Article 45 Workshop supported by VCI a huge success

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Participants at opesus CLP workshop

Our very first event was a huge success! Focused on the topic of CLP Article 45 Poison Centre Notifications for SAP customers and supported by the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), we had a great turnout of 93 attendees – more than double of what we expected when we started planning a year ago.

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