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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
Why should a trained chemical expert answer your emergency incident call?
25 Feb 2021

Why should a trained chemical expert answer your emergency incident call?

When a chemical incident occurs, an organisation’s people, assets, reputation and bottom line are at risk. At such a time, is it enough to have an in-house employee reading from a safety data sheet (SDS) to find out what to do? Read more
Cancellation of Hazmat 2021
5 Feb 2021

Cancellation of Hazmat 2021

With the continuing situation regarding COVID-19 – and with the health and safety of our delegates, speakers, exhibitors, and NCEC and venue staff being our top priority – we have taken the decision to cancel Hazmat 2021.  Read more
REACH Annex II updates came into force in January 2021
6 Jan 2021

REACH Annex II updates came into force in January 2021

The UK will not be adopting amendment (EU) 2020/878 to Annex II after 31 December 2020. This means that current SDSs will not be compliant for UK REACH and EU REACH. Find out what businesses must do to remain compliant. Read more
NCEC can support organisations to comply with European poison centre requirements
4 Jan 2021

NCEC can support organisations to comply with European poison centre requirements

Find out how NCEC can support organisations to comply with European poison centre requirements. Read more