National Regulations Governing Labels:

The United Kingdom 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 UK is split into four regions (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales) each with their own procedures for environmental protection and enacting EU chemical legislation. For information on policy from Northern Ireland and Scotland please refer to their Environmental Guidance for Your Business Page. For England information, support and compliance please refer here. For Wales please refer here. For the UK in general please refer to the Environment Agency page. Additional information on labeling and standards can be found on the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) website.

 

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 was May 31, 2015. Not all the building blocks in the United Nations’ Purple Book were adopted by the EU CLP regulation.

 

Language for required text:

English

 

Multi-Jurisdiction Label Options:

N/A

 

Extra language comments:

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

Dan George, Non-Slip Safety Solutions

Non-Slip Safety Solutions Inc would like to thank Nexreg for guiding us through the process of getting a CCCR Review on our product packaging, bottles and labels. We cannot thank you enough for working with us regarding our time frame. Due to this we were able to obtain the approval necessary to move forward with our products and they are now on the shelves of over 1,000 retail stores across Canada.