EU Adds 37 Entries to its CLP Regulation on Substances and Mixtures

The European Union (EU) has published
an ‘Adaptation to Technical Progress’ (ATP) that will amend Regulation (EC)
1272/2008 on the Classification, Labeling and Packaging of Substances and
Mixtures (CLP Regulation).

Published on August 11, 2020, Regulation
(EU) 2020/1182 amends the CLP Regulation by changing the list of chemicals
falling under the scope of Annex VI. The revision includes multiple important changes
to Table 3 of Part 3 of Annex VI ‘List of Harmonized Classification and
Labeling of Hazardous Substances’.

These include:

  • 37 new entries added to the list (see below)
  • 21 entries amended
  • 2 entries deleted:
    1. Branched hexatriacontane (Index No. 601-064-00-8)
    2. Hexyl 2-(1-(diethylaminohydroxyphenyl)methanoyl)benzoate (Index No.

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Stakeholders should note that among the
37 new entries are:

  • Dibenzo[def,p]chrysene (dibenzo[a,l]pyrene,
    CAS 191-30-0) – a carcinogenic 1B and mutagenic 2 polycyclic aromatic
    hydrocarbon (PAH)
  • Diisooctyl phthalate (DIOP, CAS 27554-26-3) –
    a reprotoxic 1B phthalate
  • Geraniol (CAS 106-24-1) – a skin sensitizer 1

Manufacturers and suppliers of
substances and mixtures contained in the annex have until March 1, 2022, to
ensure their products conform to labelling and packaging requirements in the
CLP Regulation.

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