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HSE publishes new batch of substances for mandatory classification and labelling in Great Britain

Dec-01-2023 Hazardous chemicals Mandatory Classification and labelling MCL

On 28 November 2023, the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published a new batch of 6 Agency Opinions formally proposing mandatory classification and labelling (MCL) for the substances they con...

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HSE calls for Information on Pigment Red and Solvent Violet

Nov-16-2023 Restricted use Mandatory Classification and labelling MCL

The UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched two public consultations on two substances, Pigment Red 83 and Solvent Violet 13, used in tattoo and permanent make-up (PMU) inks. The two sub...

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DEFRA calls for information on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Nov-14-2023 PFAS POPs Stockholm Convention

On 10 November 2023, the UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) issued a call for information on a number of proposed persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in advance of a meeting ...

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UK's New Approach to Chemicals Regulation: Introduction of the Alternative Transitional Registration Model

Nov-10-2023 Chemical industry UK-REACH Regulatory Updates

On 9 November 2023, the UK Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) published a policy paper introducing an alternative transitional registration model (ATRm) for chemicals which aims t...

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UK to amend permitted levels of BHT in personal care products

Nov-08-2023 Cosmetic Products WTO

On 27 October 2023, the UK Department for Business and Trade notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) of an amendment to the Cosmetics Regulation to change the permitted levels for the use of butyl...

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98 substances added to Great Britain Mandatory Classification and Labelling List

Nov-06-2023 UK-REACH Mandatory Classification and labelling MCL

The UK Minister for Social Mobility, Youth and Progress (MfSMYP) has, taken a key decision on the classification and labelling of 98 chemical substances in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales)....

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UK HSE Recommends Restrictions on Lead Ammunition after Risk Assessment

Oct-25-2023 HSE Risk assessment Public Consultation

On 11 October 2023, the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in collaboration with the Environment Agency published its risk assessment analysis of the risks to humans and the environment from le...

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