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18 Jan

PCN validation rules – meaning and differences

By |2021-03-22T11:04:07+01:0018 January 2021|PCN|

The European product notification (PCN) framework has already begun and of course, there are initial hurdles to overcome, such as the PCN validation rules. Perhaps you, like many of our users contacting support, are wondering about these business rules and quality rules in the notifications. Where do PCN validation rules apply? When you upload

26 Oct

Notification obligation for PCN – what does this cover?

By |2021-03-22T11:34:15+01:0026 October 2020|PCN|

There is not much time left before the first deadline for the notification obligation for PCN. Starting in 2021, many products which were previously excluded from national transitional solutions will be notified using the new notification format. In this article, I will provide a compact summary of the items that require notification via PCN

27 Apr

Numbers for PCN – which numbers can be sourced where?

By |2021-03-04T11:42:50+01:0027 April 2020|SDB-Profi, PCN|

This time, I am writing about a request arising from practical concern regarding the different numbers for PCN. The European Product Change Notification (PCN) requires quite a few numbers and not all of them can be organised quickly. This is why here, I summarise all the numbers which we noticed when compiling the PCN

23 Dec

European Product Change Notification – frequently asked questions on UFI and updates

By |2021-03-05T12:27:22+01:0023 December 2019|SDB-Profi, PCN|

The topic European Product Change Notification (PCN), including UFI and EuPCS has kept us as well as our users busy in this intense phase of preparation for the new, legally binding notification. In this small series, I summarise frequently asked questions and answers which arose during the webinars and the specialist conference. Part 2

16 Dec

European Product Change Notification – frequently asked questions on UFI positioning in SDS and label

By |2021-03-05T12:27:22+01:0016 December 2019|SDB-Profi, PCN|

The topic European Product Change Notification (PCN), including UFI and EuPCS has kept us as well as our users busy in this intense phase of preparation for the new, legally binding notification. In this small series, I summarise frequently asked questions and answers which arose during the webinars and the specialist conference. Part 1

9 Dec

European Product Change Notification – frequently asked questions on deadlines and their meaning

By |2021-03-05T12:27:22+01:009 December 2019|SDB-Profi, PCN|

The topic European Product Change Notification (PCN), including UFI and EuPCS has kept us as well as our users busy in this intense phase of preparation for the new, legally binding notification. This is why I attended several seminars by ECHA and BfR in person and via livestream. I am summarising the resulting knowledge, along

5 Aug

PCN: What happens if a UFI is missing?

By |2021-03-04T11:42:49+01:005 August 2019|SDB-Profi, PCN|

Those following the new PCN (Poison Centres Notification) legislation have most likely asked themselves the question – what happens if the premixture UFI is missing? Specifications for components in the mixture The specification is quite clear, really: Own components must be listed with the level of detail specified in Annex VIII of the CLP

4 Mar

EuPCS – new categorisation for the European notification

By |2021-03-05T08:47:37+01:004 March 2019|SDB-Profi, PCN|

EuPCS stands for "European product categorisation system" and is an integral part of the new European Product Change Notification from the start of 2020. In all likelihood, some of our users have already come across different harmonised product categorisations in safety data sheets. An example is the use descriptor system (UDS) for specifying relevant

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