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2010-09-13 10:54:00

HELSINKI, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The EU Regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) places new legal obligations on chemical companies operating in the EU market. By 1 December 2010, they are required to classify and label their hazardous substances according to the CLP rules. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/echa/44215/ Industry has to notify the classification and labelling of substances...

2008-06-29 06:02:35

By Anonymous Chemical manufacturers, importers and users need to check new EU rules regarding chemical control and pre-register their use or face being forced to halt their activities. Between 1 June and 1 December, businesses can register in advance the chemicals they make or import with the European Chemicals Agency (known as ECHA) in Helsinki. Failing to do so could force businesses to stop manufacturing or importing substances until they are registered. Pre-registration, which...

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