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Assessing your emergency medical and chemical response needs
27 Nov 2019

Assessing your emergency medical and chemical response needs

If a person is exposed to your product, will they need immediate hospital treatment? If so, does calling a poison centre help or hinder the treatment for that person? Read more to find what difference does medical and/or chemical response make to someone calling your organisation for help. Read more
Nanomaterials and nanoforms – the new requirements of compliance
8 Oct 2019

Nanomaterials and nanoforms – the new requirements of compliance

The 1 January 2020 deadline is looming for the implementation of the amended Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals (REACH) information requirements for nanomaterials. The characterisation of nanomaterials is key to you understanding your obligations.  Read more
NCEC Newsletter – August 2019
14 Aug 2019

NCEC Newsletter – August 2019

Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the NCEC newsletter. We look at the latest emergency response and crisis management, expert articles in the regulatory and training industry, company news and also look at upcoming events and training courses.  Read more
Industry lobbies for amendement to Annex VIII
5 Aug 2019

Industry lobbies for amendement to Annex VIII

Industry have been lobbying for an amendment to Annex VIII and the amendment was discussed at CARACL, where there were no major objections. Read here to find out what this amendement could mean for poison centre notification deadlines. Read more
Gaseous hazards – chemical emergencies and the perils of gases
30 Jul 2019

Gaseous hazards – chemical emergencies and the perils of gases

This article discusses the importance of gas detection in relation to identifying the nature and scale of any gas release, and how this applies to chemical incidents. Read more
Q&A with Caroline Raine
22 Jul 2019

Q&A with Caroline Raine

Caroline Raine gives some advice for companies that need to comply with the new poison centre notification requirements. Read more
Poison Centre Annex VIII Member State Implementation plans
22 Jul 2019

Poison Centre Annex VIII Member State Implementation plans

In this article, we explore the current status of the implementation of Annex VIII across the EU Member States. Read more
Hazmat round up 2019
26 Jun 2019

Hazmat round up 2019

2019’s Hazmat proved once again that it is THE premier event of the year for hazmat professionals. This year’s conference returned to the Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon on 15 and 16 May and featured a total of 16 different parallel sessions. Read more
First experience at SETAC
18 Jun 2019

First experience at SETAC

Read here to find out David Brown's (regulatory consultant) first hand experience of the SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) annual conference 2019. Read more
cefic level 1 response – helping to resolve chemical incidents quickly and safely
17 Jun 2019

cefic level 1 response – helping to resolve chemical incidents quickly and safely

Chemicals will always present a hazard and incidents will always be a reality within the chemical industry. If you think your arrangements could be improved or if you would like to investigate what an improvement might look like, then read this blog. Read more
NCEC Newsletter - April 2019
25 Apr 2019

NCEC Newsletter - April 2019

Welcome to the first edition of the NCEC newsletter for 2019. Read more
ECHA releases poison centres submission portal
24 Apr 2019

ECHA releases poison centres submission portal

ECHA have now released the long-awaited IT tools for the harmonised method of submitting poison centre notifications – the tool went live on 24 April 2019 and is now useable. Read more