(Most recent) CLP consolidated version
(i.e. aggregated text with successive amendments and corrigenda)
The consolidated version of the Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP Regulation) incorporates all of the amendments and corrigenda for CLP set out below. This text has been produced for documentary purposes and the European Chemicals Agency does not assume any liability for its content. Furthermore, the text has no legal value. For legal purposes please refer to the texts published in the official journal of the European Union.
The harmonised classification and labelling for certain hazardous substances as set out in Tables 3.1 and 3.2 of Annex VI is also made available in excel format at http://esis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.php?PGM=cla. The files contain the complete lists of harmonised classification and labelling of substances, including the update related to the first adaptation to technical progress (ATP) for the CLP Regulation.
The latest consolidated version of the CLP legal text, dated 19 April 2011.
(after the entry into force of the latest consolidated version)
Third adaptation to technical progress
Commission Regulation (EU) No 618/2012 of 10 July 2012 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures
The 3rd Adaptation to Technical Progress (3rd ATP) to the CLP Regulation is laid down in Commission Regulation (EU) No 618/2012 which entered into force on 10 July 2012. It updates the classifications of 16 substances in Tables 3.1 and 3.2 of Annex VI of CLP Regulation.
(Initial) CLP Regulation
Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006
Dangerous substances directive
Council Directive 67/548/EEC (Dangerous Substances Directive, DSD), of 27 June 1967, on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances.
The directive covering dangerous substances (67/548/EEC) has been amended nine times and adapted to technical progress 30 times. The services of the European Commission have prepared an unofficial consolidated version of the directive, which takes into account changes up until 1 August 2008. This document is for information purposes only.
Dangerous preparations directive
Consolidated version of the Directive 1999/45/EC (Dangerous Preparations Directive, DPD) as well as its two adaptations to technical progress, can be found on the website of Directorate-General Enterprise & industry.
- For substances with a harmonised classification in Annex VI to CLP, different language versions for the chemical names of these substances are available at the JRC website. To this end "Search Annex VI" should be selected from the drop down list.
- The United Nations Globally Harmonised System of classification and labelling of chemicals (UN GHS) is available on the UN website
- The United Nations Manual of Tests and Criteria is available on the UN website