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22May 2018

What needs to be included in Section 4 of the safety data sheets?

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So what exactly belongs in Section 4 of the SDS? First aid measures, of course. But what exactly does that mean? After going through the general structure of the fourth section last week, this week, [...]

26March 2018

Substances that need to be listed in the safety data sheet

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Section 3 contains fixed guidelines for the substances that need to be listed in the safety data sheet. I have heard all kinds of rumours about this topic. A popular rumour is that only ingredients [...]

19March 2018

Keeping safety data sheets up to date – what needs to be considered

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Keeping safety data sheets up to date presents a challenge to any manufacturer of hazardous substances. In addition to classic changes, such as adjustments to in-house formulations, there are many other causes that must be [...]

5March 2018

The road to European product notification, part 4 – Repeat notification of mixtures

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Anyone considering the use of the transitional period for their products, i.e. up to 2025, needs to know when a repeat notification of mixtures is required. The first European product notification will commence in 2020. [...]

26February 2018

The road to European product notification, part 3 – Concentration specifications of formulations

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As before in the national BfR product notification, the concentration specifications of the formulations for the harmonised EU notification will be more precise than those contained in the safety data sheet. According to a statement [...]

19February 2018

The road to European product notification, part 2 – The unique formula identifier UFI

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The unique formula identifier UFI is introduced along with the European product notification. The UFI is used for the identification of mixtures. At this year’s Workshop on the implementation of Annex VIII to CLP, UFIs [...]