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Changes proposed to poison centre notifications – draft regulations for amendments to Annex VIII and Article 25 of CLP now published
26 May 2020

Changes proposed to poison centre notifications – draft regulations for amendments to Annex VIII and Article 25 of CLP now published

European Commission has proposed new amendments to Annex VIII of CLP regarding emergency health response and bespoke paints. This is the second amendment to Annex VIII of CLP, otherwise known as poison centres. Read more
NCEC Newsletter – May 2020
19 May 2020

NCEC Newsletter – May 2020

In this edition, we're taking a look at the resources we can offer your organisation to help thrive under COVID-19. We will be then reporting on updates to some of the regulatory legislation deadlines and the SCIP database prototype. Read more
Adapting in an uncertain world
15 May 2020

Adapting in an uncertain world

Our crisis management experts recently contributed to the Crisis Response Journal with their views on how planning assumptions can be used to help organisations prepare effective forecasts and start scenario planning for an uncertain future. Read more
ECHA releases SCIP database prototype
12 May 2020

ECHA releases SCIP database prototype

ECHA has now released the first prototype of the SCIP database. If your organisation places any article/complex product on the market containing any SVHC, then please read more to find out how you can prepare for this upcoming deadline. Read more
‘Home-ageddon’ – surviving your family and your fears when working from home
6 May 2020

‘Home-ageddon’ – surviving your family and your fears when working from home

One of our sales executive, Chris Toon, has provided us with some useful advice on how to adapt to working at home and to ‘home educate’ children alongside it. It was so insightful, that we thought we should share it with our customers. Read more
Derogations for disinfectants in response to COVID-19
5 May 2020

Derogations for disinfectants in response to COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has increased the need for access to disinfectant products for healthcare professionals and EU citizens. To increase the manufacture and supply of these products, ECHA and the European Commission have applied derogations from the normal authorisation requirements of biocidal products in product-type (PT) 1, PT 2 and PT 4. Read more
Pioneering research to improve persistence assessment of substances – NCEC to work with Cefic on ECO52
27 Apr 2020

Pioneering research to improve persistence assessment of substances – NCEC to work with Cefic on ECO52

NCEC is pleased to announce that it will be working on a project with Cefic as part of their Long-range Research Initiative programme (Cefic-LRI). Read more
Have you submitted your registration dossier for nanomaterials?
22 Apr 2020

Have you submitted your registration dossier for nanomaterials?

As of 24 February 2020, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) had received only 10% of the registration dossiers for nanomaterials that had been expected. Have you submitted yours? Read more
NCEC’s update on coronavirus (COVID-19)
17 Apr 2020

NCEC’s update on coronavirus (COVID-19)

On 16 April, the UK Government announced that the lockdown due to COVID-19 will be extended by at least a further 3 weeks. As a result, we wanted to provide an update on how we at NCEC are keeping your emergency response provision and our other services functioning at the normal level of excellence, while ensuring the wellbeing of our staff. Read more
COVID-19 – ongoing response and recovery
16 Apr 2020

COVID-19 – ongoing response and recovery

The most obvious impact of this outbreak is how people are affected. Whether infected or not, COVID-19 and the associated preventive measures have fundamentally changed our social and professional working practices. Read more
NCEC’s best practice guidance note on COVID-19 for UK fire and rescue services
8 Apr 2020

NCEC’s best practice guidance note on COVID-19 for UK fire and rescue services

This guidance note provides information for fire and rescue service (FRS) personnel who may be exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19) while carrying out their duties. Read more
Why should tank terminals review their emergency response preparedness?
30 Mar 2020

Why should tank terminals review their emergency response preparedness?

Managing Director of ener8 limited, Rudi Stalmans, talks about why tank terminals should review their emergency preparedness. Read more