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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
Project Diffuse
11 Feb 2019

Project Diffuse

Bethan Davies, manager of Chemsafe, NCEC, attended a day of training offered as part of Project Diffuse in London. Read more
Hydrogen & Helium
8 Feb 2019

Hydrogen & Helium

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, which coincides with the centenary of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, we will be providing updates throughout the year on some of these elements. Read more
2019 - International year of the periodic table of chemical elements
8 Feb 2019

2019 - International year of the periodic table of chemical elements

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, which coincides with the centenary of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, we will be providing updates throughout the year on some of these elements. Read more
The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2019 now available
25 Jan 2019

The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2019 now available

The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2019 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
Government releases notice on regulating chemicals if there is a no Brexit deal
1 Oct 2018

Government releases notice on regulating chemicals if there is a no Brexit deal

There is currently much speculation about what will happen should the UK leave the EU without an agreement. The UK government recently published a technical notice on regulating chemicals, which sets out how businesses who produce, register, import or export chemicals would be affected should no deal be reached. Read more
NCEC customer survey 2018 results
14 Sep 2018

NCEC customer survey 2018 results

Welcome to the summary of our 2018 customer survey which take a look into the responses that were provided in May 2018. Read more