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New legislation controlling the way chemicals and hazardous substances are packaged has been introduced and workplace equipment supplier Slingsby is advising organisation across all industries, to be aware of the changes that cover a vast range of products.


Under the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) of Substances and Mixtures Regulations, all household and industrial chemical products must display revised hazard symbols that are part of the Global Harmonisation System.  In addition they must be accompanied by updated Safety Data Sheets.


The new CLP regulations replace the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009 and all chemical manufacturers have had to abide by them since 1st June 2015.  However, distributors and users of the products have until 1st June 2017 before they have to use or dispose of any substances that still display the old style labelling.



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