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ECHA publishes updated Guidance on the Application of the CLP Criteria

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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published an update to the Guidance on the Application of the CLP Criteria following the conclusion of a full consultation process. The Guidance is now available in the ‘Guidance on CLP' section of the ECHA website.

Helsinki, 25 November 2013 – An update of the Guidance on the Application of the CLP Criteria for Part 2: Physical hazards and Part 3: Health hazards was necessary in order to take account of the second Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP) to the CLP Regulation which entered into force in April 2011. The update also takes account of the fourth ATP which entered into force in June 2013. In addition, a corrigendum of Part 1: General principles for classification and labelling and Part 4: Environmental hazards and its related Annexes I-V has been made.