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Guidance on CLP

Guidance on CLP

The list below contains all the Guidance Documents which are available, or will be available, on this website. These documents have been developed with the participation of many stakeholders: Industry, Member States and NGOs. The objective of these documents is to facilitate the implementation of CLP by describing good practice on how to fulfil the obligations.

Some of these documents have been or will be translated into official EU languages. You can access the translations from this webpage: use the language menu on the top right corner of the page.

Guidance on the preparation of dossiers for harmonised classification and labelling

 

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Guidance on CLH dossiers
Description:
This document provides guidance for Member State Competent Authorities and for manufacturers (M), importers (I) and downstream users (DU) on how to compile and submit a proposal for harmonised classification and labelling of a substance. It also explains which procedure a corresponding dossier will undergo once it has been submitted.
 

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 (12/08/2014)
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Guidance on the Application of the CLP Criteria

 

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Guidance on the Application of the CLP Criteria
Description:
This Guidance is a comprehensive technical and scientific document on the application of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP). The objective of this document is to provide detailed guidance on the application of the CLP criteria for physical, health and environmental hazards.
 
Download full PDF document (25/11/2013)
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Guidance for identification and naming of substances under REACH and CLP
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Guidance on substance identification
Description:
This document describes how to name and identify a substance under REACH and CLP.
download full PDF document (07/02/2014)
Guidance in a nutshell
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Guidance fact sheet
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Guidance on labelling and packaging in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1272/2008

 

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Guidance on labelling and packaging
Description:
This document provides guidance on how to label and package substances and mixtures in accordance with the CLP Regulation.
 
download full PDF document (08/04/2011)
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Introductory Guidance on the CLP Regulation

 

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Introductory Guidance on CLP
Description:
This document provides guidance on basic features and procedures laid down in the Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
 
download full PDF document (08/2009)
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