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Czech Republic E.U. Consumer CLP Label Review

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National Regulations Governing Labels: 

The Czech Republic is a member of the European Union and as such is bound by EU regulations. For pure substances, Austrian labels must be compliant with the EU’s GHS based CLP-regulation No. 1272/2008 – labels created to be compliant with Directive 67/548/EEC have expired. For mixtures, labels can be compliant with either 1272/2008 or with the previous Directive 1999/45/EC.

Additional Regulations: 

The Czech Republic is fully compliant with EU chemical regulations, for more information on Czech Republic chemical policy please refer to The Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic chemical page. Additional information on labeling and standards can be found on the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) website.

Businesses interested in selling a product in the Czech Republic may have to reason to check with the Czech Trade Inspection Authority (CTIA). The CTIA primarily monitors and enforces policy matters for all products with the exception of food and tobacco. Further, the CTIA is also the go to source for consumer complaints, government contacts, relevant legislation, industry enquiries and the latest news.

GHS Implementation Status: 

The EU has fully adopted GHS under their CLP Regulation (Regulation on classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures). The deadline for having new Labels has passed for pure substances – it was November 30, 2010. The deadline for mixtures is May 31, 2015. Not all the building blocks in the United Nations’ Purple Book were adopted by the EU CLP regulation.

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Extra language comments: 

All specific hazard text can be provided in Czech. Hazard text can be provided in additional languages upon request. Marketing text translation can be provided upon request.

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