The European Commission’s CARACAL expert group will consider proposed amendments to the CLP Regulation’s Annex VI harmonized substances list at its upcoming meeting in November. The draft ATPs propose adding notes clarifying classification requirements for certain substance group entries, as well as amending the entries to which these new notes apply.
Harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) under the CLP Regulation
- Substances that are identified as hazards of highest concern must be classified and labeled uniformly across all 27 European Union member states in accordance with the Classification, Labeling and Packaging Regulation (CLP – 1272/2008/EC). Such substances include carcinogens, mutagens, reproductive toxins (CMRs), and respiratory sensitizers, as well as other substances on a case-by-case basis.
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