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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
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