Terms and Conditions for the use of the Software Tools


Pursuant to Article 40(1) of 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 (the CLP Regulation), any manufacturer or importer, or group of manufacturers or importers shall notify the classification and labelling inventory held by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)  with the classification and labelling of their substances placed on the market, as specified in Article 39 of that Regulation.

ECHA has conceived these Software Tools to assist notifiers to generate the notifications in XML format to the classification and labelling inventory via the REACH-IT system.

The Software Tools shall mean the Group creator tool (to create groups of notifiers), C&L Bulk XML creator tool (to create classification and labelling notifications in XML), and the XML Schema (to validate the XML notifications).

Intellectual property

All rights concerning these Software Tools are the property of ECHA protected as such by national copyright laws, international treaty provisions, and applicable laws of the country in which they are being used. ECHA shall retain all the rights that are not specified in these Terms and Conditions.

Disclaimer of warranty & limited liability

ECHA has used its utmost efforts to ensure that the Software Tools will perform substantially in accordance with the CLP Regulation and related legislation, and will operate correctly. The tool is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied including, but not limited to, any implied warranty against infringement of third parties property rights, of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

The entire risk as to the use, quality, and performance of the tools is with you. In no event, will ECHA be liable for any incidental, consequential, direct or indirect damages including but not limited to the loss of data, loss of profits, or any other financial loss arising from the use of, or inability to use the tools, even if you have been notified of the possibility of such damages.

Data protection

The personal data defined in the classification and labelling notifications and submitted through the Software Tools shall be processed according to Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.

Conditions of use

You are entitled to use the Software Tools for the sole purpose to meeting your legal requirements as described in the preamble.

Changed terms

ECHA reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof to the site. Without limiting the foregoing, ECHA may occasionally notify you by email about changes to the site or provide notices of changes by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the site. Please review the Terms and Conditions periodically. Your continued use of the Software Tools following the posting of changes and/or modifications will constitute your acceptance of the revised Terms and Conditions.


These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with Finnish law. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be settled before the competent courts of Helsinki.

However, ECHA reserves the right to seek all remedies available in law and in equity for violation of the present Terms and /or applicable legislation, including but not limited to the right to block the access of a particular user

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  • Download the C&L Bulk XML creator tool for Excel 2003/2007
  • Download the XML schema for bulk C&L notifications
  • Download the Group creator tool
    • for Excel 2003/2007
    • for Excel 2010

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