EU applied new hazard classes 2023: check if the SDSs of your products are affected

Since 20 April 2023, EU has applied new hazard classes, new hazard statements, and new criteria for the classification, labelling, and packaging of substances and mixtures. This new rule came into force officially via Delegated Regulation 2023/707 amending CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008. Many chemical substances and mixtures placed on the EU market under REACH […]

How to know if your current Safety Data Sheet is compliant?

Providing a compliant Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is a legal obligation. The core purpose of that obligation is to protect the health and safety of humans and the environment. The SDS contains essential information about the danger of the substance to both people and the environment. In addition to that, the document comprehensively explains how […]

How to select a good EU REACH consultant

For manufacturers, suppliers, or importers who plan to place products in the European Union, it is essential to ascertain that the products always stay compliant with EU REACH regulations. REACH is a complex and ever-evolving system of regulations that govern the manufacture, placing on the market, or use of substances on their own, in mixtures, […]

How to select a good Only Representative for EU REACH

What is an EU REACH Only Representative? Non-EU manufacturers or suppliers who would like to export products to the European Union (EU) must ensure that their products are fully compliant with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006. One of the obligations, which is set in Article 8 of […]

Important! ECHA started inspecting EU safety data sheets for compliance

a safety data sheet folder

National enforcement authorities have started inspecting the compliance of safety data sheets for chemicals sold on the EU market. Checking safety data sheets was agreed by ECHA’s Enforcement Forum as this year’s harmonised enforcement project (REF-11). The main objective is to assess whether duty holders have updated and provided safety data sheets according to the […]

EU Safety Data Sheet (SDS) requirements and format

What is a safety data sheet? A safety data sheet (SDS) is a document that contains comprehensive information about a substance or a mixture as an instruction for the safe use of chemicals during handling, storage, transporting, and disposal. An SDS shall provide information on the intrinsic properties of the substance or mixture; the physical, […]

SCIP database is soon ready for notifications from EEA countries

From 7 November, companies from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway can submit notifications on their products containing substances of very high concern to ECHA. The obligation to submit notifications to ECHA’s database of substances of concern in products (SCIP) has been extended to also cover companies supplying articles in the European Economic Area (EEA): Iceland, Liechtenstein […]

Overview and updates of chemical management regulations in Vietnam

New Regulations POP Substances

Chementors joined the Seminar on “Overview and updates of chemical management regulations in Vietnam” Chementors attended the Seminar on “Overview and updates of chemical management regulations in Vietnam” organized by Global Product Compliance and E&H Consulting on June 30, 2022. The seminar went through 05 main topics: Chemical management regulations in Vietnam Key issues regarding […]

Chementors at Chembio 2022 Expo

Chementors, together with Smart Chemistry Park and Green Idustry Park attended the 2022 ChemBio Finland expo in Helsinki on the 8th and 9th of June. ChemBio Finland is an event held every two years for Nordic and Baltic chemistry and biotechnology professionals. The event at Messukeskus exhibition center gathers thousands of visitors to network, to […]