SAFER CHEMICAL CONFERENCE: looking for a European chemical industry more environmentally friendly

How are we delivering on safer chemicals?

How can companies prepare for the new EU obligations on chemicals kicking in next year?

These are the questions that the European Chemicals Agency ECHA wanted to address in its 2020 edition of the Safer Chemical Conference, a training meeting between experts that analyzed the main European lines of action implemented in the chemical industry with the aim to contribute to protecting the health and environment of EU citizens.

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Siam participates in SURFEX LIVE 2020 with a webinar on European Harmonized Toxicological Notification

A few weeks ago, our teammates Pilar Ortiz-Alías and Nirav Banker were part of the SURFEX LIVE event with its webinar “Poison Centre Notifications (PCN): The UFI Code and European Harmonised Toxicological Notification”, in which they addressed the obligation, according to Article 45 of the CLP Regulation, of companies placing hazardous mixtures to provide information about it to the relevant national bodies, that make this information available to poison centres so that they can give advice to the citizens or medical personnel in the event of an emergency. The objective of this system, is to guarantee a high level of protection of human health and the free circulation of substances and mixtures within the EU.

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16 years after its birth, Linkedin has over 600 million users worldwide. Along this time, it has grown from a mere bulletin board and job portal to become a platform that gives voice to the organization, and helps its members (employees and followers) to obtain information about the company, its products, services and any other updates.

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ECHA publishes on May its Guidance on harmonised information relating to emergency health response - Annex VII to CLP

A large number of chemical products (paints, sanitary products, detergents, etc) are placed on the EU market every year, and used by both the general public and professionals on a daily basis. Chemical products are in general considered safe when you use it properly, following their instructions. However, accidents happen and, in the case of these products, an unintentional exposure to chemicals may occur. When it happens, it is commendatory to develop a mechanism that provide both medical staff and emergency professionals immediate access to relevant information on the concrete chemical product.

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