Classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances under the REACH Regulations 1907/2006—snapshot
Classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances under the REACH Regulations 1907/2006—snapshot

The following Environment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances under the REACH Regulations 1907/2006—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • Application
  • Packaging
  • Labelling
  • National Implementation
  • Replacement

Brexit impact

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this content.

For further guidance, see: Brexit—impact on environmental law and Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources.

Title Council Directive 67/548/EEC of 27 June 1967 on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances OJ P 196 of 16.8.1967
Entry into Force 26 June 1967
Deadline for Transposition 1 January 1970
Amending Documents Directive 71/144/EEC. Entry into force 24 March 1971.
Directive 73/146/EEC. Entry into force 24 May 1973.
Directive 75/409/EEC. Entry into force 27 June 1975.
Directive 79/831/EEC. Entry into force 19 July 1976.
Directive 92/32/EEC. Entry into force 22 May 1992.
Directive 96/56/EC. Entry into force 21 September 1996.
Directive 1999/33/EC. Entry into force 30 July 2000.
Regulation (EC) No 807/2003. Entry