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ECHA's SCIP database is published
14 Sep 2021

ECHA's SCIP database is published

ECHA’s SCIP database has now been published. This means that it is now easier to access information on the potential hazards of products placed on the EU market. Read more
NCEC Newsletter – September 2021
6 Sep 2021

NCEC Newsletter – September 2021

In this edition, we're highlighting multiple new additions to the regulatory landscape covering UK REACH, an eight phase approach to incident scene management and our upcoming events and webinars. Read more
ECHA to start safety data sheet compliance checks with Annex II of REACH in 2023
21 Jul 2021

ECHA to start safety data sheet compliance checks with Annex II of REACH in 2023

The main objective of the enforcement project is to ensure that companies who manufacture or place products on the EU market are complying with the new revised requirements of Annex II of EU REACH. Find out if this applies to you and what you need to do remain compliant. Read more
Eight new substances added to ECHA’s Candidate List
15 Jul 2021

Eight new substances added to ECHA’s Candidate List

The Candidate List now contains 219 SVHCs due to their effects on humans and the environment. Companies that are manufacturing or importing products in the EU, now have a legal obligation to ensure that none of their mixtures, articles or substances contain items included on the List. Find out what you need to do remain compliant. Read more
NCEC Newsletter – May 2021
14 May 2021

NCEC Newsletter – May 2021

In this edition, we're highlighting the launch of our new online training platform - Hazmat Academy and the steps businesses need to take now to comply with UK REACH. Read more
China announces recommended standards for transportation of dangerous goods
13 May 2021

China announces recommended standards for transportation of dangerous goods

The first of its kind in China, the Emergency Response Guideline for Transportation of Dangerous Goods has been created. Read more
How might the latest developments in the regulatory persistence assessment of chemicals impact your organisation?
29 Apr 2021

How might the latest developments in the regulatory persistence assessment of chemicals impact your organisation?

NCEC expert attended a UBA hosted workshop to discuss recent research into the understanding of NERs in biodegradation tests. Read more
Adler and Allan partners with NCEC to bolster chemical response capability
20 Apr 2021

Adler and Allan partners with NCEC to bolster chemical response capability

NCEC's Hazmat Academy team recently provided hazardous materials (hazmat) training for Adler and Allan's employees. The training was equal to that given to the emergency responders from the fire and rescue service. Read more
NCEC led peer-reviewed paper highlights the ecotoxicological effects of chemical mixtures
13 Apr 2021

NCEC led peer-reviewed paper highlights the ecotoxicological effects of chemical mixtures

NCEC is pleased to announce that one of its environmental chemistry experts is the lead author of a peer-reviewed paper on ecotoxicity of chemicals and the risk they pose to aquatic invertebrates. This demonstrates NCEC’s ecotoxicology expertise in a regulatory context and highlights the growing concern over chemical mixtures in the environment. Read more
Poison centre notifications are more than just a regulatory requirement – an example of how a detailed notification helps in the real world
7 Apr 2021

Poison centre notifications are more than just a regulatory requirement – an example of how a detailed notification helps in the real world

When a product not meant for human consumption was swallowed by an end user, detailed poison centre notification of this product helped protect the end user’s safety and the company's reputation.  Read more
The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2021 is now available
31 Mar 2021

The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2021 is now available

The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2021 is now available, the new list has again been produced by the NCEC, in co-operation with the UK Home Office and is published by TSO. Read more
NCEC launches Hazmat Academy providing vital hazmat training solutions
4 Mar 2021

NCEC launches Hazmat Academy providing vital hazmat training solutions

NCEC has launched a hazardous materials (hazmat) training solution – Hazmat Academy – which provides off-the-shelf and bespoke training, delivered either in person, via distance learning or a combination of both. Read more