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ECHA Updates Guidance Document in Complying with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

October 13, 2016

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has updated the guidance document in complying with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 specific to labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

The main revisions include the following:

  • Alignment with the 4th Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP) to the CLP
  • Regulation (Commission Regulation (EU) No 487/2013) bringing the CLP in line with the 4th revised edition of the UN Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
  • Addressing the provisions of the 5th ATP to the CLP Regulation Commission
  • Regulation (EU) No 944/2013 amending precautionary statement P210 to fully align it with the changes arising from the 5th Revision of the UN GHS

The updated guidance is released on September 6, 2016.