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The European Commission (EC) has enacted regulations concerning amending Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP),

The Regulations are:

  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2018675 Amending the Appendices to Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 19072006 of REACH as regards CMR substances
    • Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 19072006 is amended in accordance with the Annex of this Commission Regulation
    • It shall apply from 1 December 2018 except that, to the extent that paragraph 2 of the Annex applies to the substance ‘formaldehyde … %’, that paragraph shall apply from the date of entry into force.
    • Enforcement Date: May 25, 2018
  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2018669 Amending Regulation (EC) No 12722008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures
    • Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 12722008 is amended in accordance with the Annex of this Regulation
    • It shall apply from 1 December 2019.
    • By way of derogation from the second subparagraph, substances and mixtures may before 1 December 2019 be classified, labelled and packaged in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, as amended by this Regulation.
    • Enforcement Date: May 24, 2018

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