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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
Take home messages from the REACH Dossier Compliance Workshop
29 Aug 2018

Take home messages from the REACH Dossier Compliance Workshop

NCEC’s Chris Hughes attended the REACH dossier compliance workshop, hosted by the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR) and co-organised by German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt – UBA) and European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). Here are some of his reflections. Read more
CEFIC publishes agreed guidelines  for chemical emergency response
13 Jul 2018

CEFIC publishes agreed guidelines for chemical emergency response

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has published a new set of guidelines for the supply and transport of hazardous materials to help chemical companies deliver best practice in telephone chemical emergency response.  Read more
Hazmat 2018 Roundup
2 Jul 2018

Hazmat 2018 Roundup

2018’s Hazmat proved once again that it is THE premier event of the year for hazmat professionals. The annual conference brought together professionals from a broad spectrum of fire and rescue services, police and industry to discuss, network and share experiences of working on the front line of hazardous material response. Read more
Why your sustainability strategy needs a chemist on call
29 May 2018

Why your sustainability strategy needs a chemist on call

When we talk about chemical emergency response we, understandably, focus on the importance of providing immediate advice to prevent harm to people and the environment. What is also undestimated is how emergency response also supports corporate sustainability. Read more
ECHA releases new tools to overhaul how businesses submit information to poison centres
18 May 2018

ECHA releases new tools to overhaul how businesses submit information to poison centres

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published a suite of IT tools for businesses to build systems to notify information on hazardous mixtures to appointed bodies and poison centres. Read more
Programme announced for Hazmat 2018
27 Mar 2018

Programme announced for Hazmat 2018

The programme of workshops and sessions has been announced for Hazmat 2018, 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 23 and 24 May. Read more