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Europe notifies the 16th ATP of the CLP to the WTO

L'Europe notifie la 16e ATP du CLP à l'OMC

On 21 July 2020, the European Union transmitted to the WTO a draft Regulation which constitutes the 16th ATP (Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress) of the CLP (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances) Regulation. It concerns a total of 15 substances that can be used in cosmetics, including three with CMR 1 or 2 classification, which ultimately threatens their use in cosmetic products.

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Notification Date

21 July 2020

Products covered

Hazardous substances

Title of the notified document

Draft Commission Delegated Regulation amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Part 3 of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No.1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

Content

The purpose of this draft proposal for an adaptation to technical progress of Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (the CLP Regulation) is to amend Table 3 of Part 3 of Annex VI to the CLP Regulation, by introducing new and revised entries for the harmonised classification and labelling of 63 substances and by deleting 1 entry.

Objective

Ensuring the proper functioning of the EU internal market; Protection of human health or safety; Protection of the environment

The text of the future regulation

In its “Whereas”, the text of this Regulation recalls that the new provisions it contains are the consequence of proposals to introduce, update or delete harmonised classification and labelling of certain substances which have been submitted to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
Based on the opinions on those proposals issued by the Committee for …

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