Corrigendum to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC (OJ L 396, 30.12.2006)
OJ L136,volume 50, 29 May 2007.
Corrigendum to Directive 2006/121/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 amending Council Directive 67/548/EEC. On the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification. Packaging and labelling of dangerous substances in order to adapt it to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. Concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and establishing a European Chemicals Agency (OJ L 396, 30.12.2006)
OJ L136,volume 50, 29 May 2007
The new EU regulation about Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) entered into force on 20 January 2009: REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006
The purpose of CLP is to ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment as well as the free movement of substances, mixtures and certain articles.
The CLP Regulation utilizes GHS terms, evaluation principles, and criteria, while incorporating classification & labelling inventory rules from REACH Regulation.
It stipulates that after entry into force the deadline for
- substance classification (according to the CLP rules) is 30 November 2010, and for
- mixture classification (according to the CLP rules) is 31 May 2015.
Until these dates, the Dangerous Substances Directive (67/548/EEC) and the Dangerous Preparations Directive (1999/45/EC) will still be applicable; they will only be repealed on 1 June 2015.