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On 1 June 2015, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008/EC on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP Regulation) fully replaced the previous classification, labelling and packaging rules under the Dangerous Preparations Directive (DPD).
The DPD was implemented into the UK by the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009, SI 2009/716 (CHIP). As a result of the CLP Regulation, the CHIP Regulations from 1 June 2015 were revoked with the exception of some transitional arrangements with final revocation taking effect by 1 June 2018. The Regulations had previously replaced the Dangerous Substances Directive (DSD).
Please see Practice Notes CLP—chemicals classification, CLP—chemicals labelling, CLP—chemicals packaging, CLP—notifications to the classifications and labelling inventory, and CLP—competent authorities and enforcement.
The CLP Regulation adopts the UN Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (CLP Regulation 1272/2008/EC, preamble (5)). There are some
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