SGS Summarizes UK Revisions to GB Mandatory Classification and Labelling List

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published SafeGuardS 143.2 to provide stakeholders with an overview of the latest changes affecting the classification, labeling and packaging (CLP) list for substances and mixtures.

The second edition of the Great Britain (GB) mandatory classification and labeling list (GB MCL list) has been issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Post-Brexit, it only applies to manufacturers, importers, downstream users and distributors operating in GB – Wales, Scotland and England.

Among the changes:
– Editorial changes
– 98 substances included in the first GB CLP Agency recommendation added or revised in the GB MCL, including:
1. Boric acid and several boron-containing compounds
2. Bisphenol A (BPA) and bisphenol S (BPS)
3. Two dibutyltin compounds

Stakeholders should be aware the revised entries came into force on October 20, 2023. They will become effective on April 20, 2025.

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For further information contact:

Dr. HingWo Tsang
Global Information and Innovation Manager
Tel: (+852) 2774 7420
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