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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
Programme announced for Hazmat 2019
5 Apr 2019

Programme announced for Hazmat 2019

The programme of workshops and sessions has been announced for Hazmat 2019, the premier event for hazmat professionals. This two-day event is organised by the National Chemical Emergency centre (NCEC) and will be held in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK on 15 and 16 May. Read more
Alkali metals
1 Apr 2019

Alkali metals

The elements in this far left-hand column of the table share physical and chemical properties, but the reactions become increasingly more energetic as we move down the group. Read more
Poison centre Brexit implications FAQs
21 Mar 2019

Poison centre Brexit implications FAQs

Like everyone else, we at the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) have been debating the potential implications of Brexit and what will happen if or when we have a deal with the European Union. Read more
NCEC celebrates 100th customer of Chinese partnership
27 Feb 2019

NCEC celebrates 100th customer of Chinese partnership

Global provider of chemical emergency response adviceline services NCEC, is today celebrating its 100th customer going live in a landmark partnership with the Chinese National Registration Center for Chemicals (NRCC). Read more
Brexit and REACH: what should you be doing now?
25 Feb 2019

Brexit and REACH: what should you be doing now?

If the UK leaves with a no-deal scenario, then EU Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) registrations held by legal entities in the UK will become void and a new UK REACH regulation will come into force overnight. Read more
Training – the first line of defence
22 Feb 2019

Training – the first line of defence

NCEC's expert trainers have dealt with such challenges during their careers that many people hope never to face. This gives them the perfect background to support the learning and development of your staff. Read more