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Manufacturers or importers of chemical substances or chemical preparations shall pre-register the substances to the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) as indicated by the regulation REACH.

After pre-registration, the final entry is followed by the registration of substances. It should be noted that failure of firms to pre-register substances or preparations manufactured or imported is equivalent to prohibiting the continuation of production or importation.

ToxPlus can undertake the pre-registration of chemical substances and preparations manufactured or imported for the needs of your business. Classification, Labelling and Packaging of dangerous chemical substances and mixtures (C.L.P.).

The CLP Regulation is an EU regulation, which aligns the EU requirements on classification, labeling and packaging of chemical substances and mixtures to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).

CLP is expected to facilitate global trade and harmonization of communication of hazard information on chemical substances and to promote regulatory effectiveness. It complements the REACH regulation (EC No 1907/2006) and replaces the current legislation contained in the Dangerous Substances Directive (67/548/EEC) concerning the preparation of hazardous substances 1999/45/EC. The Regulation incorporates classification criteria and labelling rules agreed at UN level, named the GHS.

CLP introduces new classification criteria, hazard symbols (pictograms) and labelling phrases, while takes into account elements that are part of the current European Union legislation.

Additionally, the regulation requires companies to incorporate classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures before placing them on the market. It aims to protect workers, consumers and the environment by labelling which reflects possible hazardous effects of a particular chemical. It also takes over provisions of REACH on the notification of classifications, the list of harmonized classifications and the creation of a classification and labelling.