The classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures Regulation (EC) 1272/2008—snapshot

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  • The classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures Regulation (EC) 1272/2008—snapshot
  • Background to the EU CLP Regulation
  • Purpose and objectives of the EU CLP Regulation
  • Scope of the EU CLP Regulation
  • Key definitions
  • Obligations to classify, label and package
  • Classification
  • Labelling
  • Packaging
  • Hazardous substances and mixtures and specification of hazard classes
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The classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures Regulation (EC) 1272/2008—snapshot

TitleRegulation (EC) 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (EU CLP Regulation)
Repealing (after a transitional period—on 1 June 2015)—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, and
—Council Directive 1999/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 May 1999 concerning the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations
AmendingRegulation (EC) 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals for the amendments, see Retained Regulation (EC) 1272/2008, Art 57, the EU CLP Regulation)
Consolidated version
Entry into force20 January 2009
Deadline for transpositionN/A
Implementing legislation in England and Wales—the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009, SI 2009/716
—the Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/720
—the Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1567
—Retained Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 (Retained CLP Regulation)
SubjectClassification, labelling and packaging of substances and

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