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Relying on European poison centres for emergency response exposes you to significant risk
8 Aug 2022

Relying on European poison centres for emergency response exposes you to significant risk

NCEC has observed the use of only European poison centre numbers in section 1.4 of SDSs which poses significant risks to organisations. Read more
How emergency responders can make or break effective emergency response
1 Aug 2022

How emergency responders can make or break effective emergency response

Core to any emergency response service is the ability to provide effective help to those involved in an incident. James Smith, one of NCEC’s Senior Emergency Responders, talks through a real-life call and the process of providing support to a caller at the scene of an incident. Read more
Regulatory newsletter –  July 2022
28 Jul 2022

Regulatory newsletter – July 2022

Your July 2022 regulatory update including the new fertiliser product regulation, poison centre compliance, REACH requirements and SDS compliance. Read more
How does the new EU Fertiliser Regulation impact your EU REACH obligations?
27 Jul 2022

How does the new EU Fertiliser Regulation impact your EU REACH obligations?

The new European Fertilising Products Regulation (FPR) (EU) 2019/1009 is now in force. There are two important ramifications of this regulation on EU REACH. Find out here what these are. Read more
ECHA announce compliance checks on REACH registrations
14 Jul 2022

ECHA announce compliance checks on REACH registrations

ECHA have announced that they are beginning compliance checks to ensure that organisations are keeping their registrations up-to-date. Find out more here. Read more
Defra launches consultation period on UK REACH registration deadline extensions
7 Jul 2022

Defra launches consultation period on UK REACH registration deadline extensions

Defra has launched a consultation on the UK REACH implementation model. If agreed, the first registration deadline could be moved to 2025. Find out more here. Read more
EU CLP Annex VIII adopted in Great Britain
28 Jun 2022

EU CLP Annex VIII adopted in Great Britain

EU Annex VIII to CLP of Substances and Mixtures Regulation (EC No 1272/2008) was inadvertently retained in GB CLP following Brexit. Find out how this impacts organisations placing mixtures on the GB market. Read more
ECHA increases pace in identification of substances of concerns – find out how this impacts chemical businesses
27 Jun 2022

ECHA increases pace in identification of substances of concerns – find out how this impacts chemical businesses

In 2021, ECHA assessed more than 1900 substances.25% of the assessed substances require further risk management, which includes the substances being subject to restrictions. Read more
Regulatory newsletter –  June 2022
24 Jun 2022

Regulatory newsletter – June 2022

Your June 2022 regulatory update including regulatory horizon scanning, poison centre compliance, update to REACH requirements and SDS compliance. Read more
Upcoming changes to EU REACH information requirements
23 Jun 2022

Upcoming changes to EU REACH information requirements

Find out the impact of ECHA's recent review of the standard information requirements on EU REACH. Read more
New substance added to ECHA’s Candidate List
15 Jun 2022

New substance added to ECHA’s Candidate List

The Candidate List now contains 224 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
Do you trade chemicals globally? Here’s why you need to continually monitor regulatory lists
15 Jun 2022

Do you trade chemicals globally? Here’s why you need to continually monitor regulatory lists

NCEC's horizon scanning tool can perform a substance inventory check helping you quickly determine the most recent status of your substances, which is essential for a sustainable business, product portfolio management and compliance with global chemical regulations. Read more