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New classification endocrine disruption (environment)

By |8 May 2023|Categories: SDB-Profi|Tags: , , |

Endocrine disruption, i.e. the new classification of hormone-like substances, distinguishes between the disruption for the environment and for human health. In this article, I describe the classification for the effect on the environment. Where


New classification endocrine disruption (human health)

By |24 April 2023|Categories: SDB-Profi|Tags: , , |

Just after the specification of endocrine disruptors in safety data sheets (article currently only available in German) under REACH, new classifications were presented in the CLP Regulation. In this article, I summarise the classification


The tasks of a hazardous substances advisor

By |3 October 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , |

In most companies, there are one or more persons who are appointed as hazardous substance advisors. The tasks of a hazardous substance advisor are varied and extensive. In this blog post, I would like to


Acceptance and tolerance concentrations of carcinogenic substances

By |19 September 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , , , |

After more than 10 years since the last revision, an amendment to the Ordinance on Hazardous Substances (GefStoffV) [1] is due this year. I have already dealt with this topic in another blog post. Among


Are your hazardous substances up to date?

By |5 September 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , |

In my last blog post, I dealt with the amendment of the Gefahrstoffverordnung (Ordinance on Hazardous Substances) [1]. However, this is not the only legal text that will change in the near future and is


The amendment of the Hazardous Substances Ordinance

By |22 August 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , , |

An amendment to the Hazardous Substances Ordinance (GefStoffV) [1] is due before the end of the year. The Hazardous Substances Ordinance itself has already been amended more frequently, for example in 2010 by adapting it


Effort for the maintenance of a hazardous substances register

By |25 July 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , , , |

If a company uses hazardous substances, these must be documented and managed in a hazardous substances register. The Hazardous Substances Ordinance [1] states that the employer must keep this register, must note certain information and


Deviations that aren’t any – the solution lies in the detail

By |11 July 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , , |

You already know our online tool SDBcheck® (Currently only available in German) for checking the plausibility of your safety data sheets from my last blog posts. Today I would like to discuss the situations in


Deviations in the safety data sheet

By |27 June 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , , |

In my last blog post I dealt with why the plausibility check of safety data sheets is so important (and also obligatory in Germany according to TRGS 400 [1]). With our free online tool SDBcheck®


Plausibility check of safety data sheets

By |13 June 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , |

According to the German TRGS 400 [1], you as the recipient of safety data sheets are obliged to check it for "obviously incomplete, contradictory or incorrect information". If you find a discrepancy during the plausibility


What ist the meaning behind product identifiers?

By |7 June 2022|Categories: SDB-Profi|Tags: , , , , |

Product identifiers can be found in every safety data sheet - you can' t do without them. But do you know what is actually hidden behind this term? Quite a few legal cross-references in


Help for substitution – the TRGS 600

By |30 May 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , , |

I have already presented the column model of TRGS 600 [1] to you in recent weeks. However, the TRGS 600 naturally also offers further information and assistance on the subject of substitution. I would


The Column Model – Procedure (Part 7)

By |16 May 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , , , , |

In the blog posts of the last few weeks, I have presented the column model of TRGS 600 [1] to you in detail. Now only one more column remains, which I would like to


Software support for SDS and PCN for distributors of hazardous substances

By |9 May 2022|Categories: PCN, SDB-Profi|Tags: , , , |

The challenges for distributors of hazardous substances under REACH in the European Union are mostly not apparent through direct obligations. For example, in contrast to the manufacturer/importer, a distributor does not have to meet


The Column Model – Physico-Chemical Effects (Part 5)

By |26 April 2022|Categories: GefStoff-Profi|Tags: , , , , |

The column model of TRGS 600 [1] as an assistance for the substitution check is already explained in several blog posts. I already introduced the columns dealing with health and environmental hazards. We now


PCN and SDS creation go hand in hand

By |25 April 2022|Categories: SDB-Profi, PCN|Tags: , , , |

Both the European Product Notification (PCN) and the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) provide information on hazards of dangerous substances. But they do this with different objectives. Nevertheless, there are many similarities, which is why

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