European Coatings Journal - 15.01.2018 | LEGISLATION

DOES IT NEED A LABEL?

Is a CLP label required for the outer packaging of, e.g., a cardboard box containing paint cans which themselves are not dangerous goods and so do not fall under hazardous substances rules, yet which contain hazardous substances? This question, which affects almost half the production volume in our industry, was controversial back when the CLP regulation came into force and has caused a great deal of uncertainty in practice ever since. It was answered by the ECHA in July with the publication of its revised "Guidance on labelling and packing in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008"), version ...
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