CONTACT THE CHEMICAL HAZARDS COMMUNICATION SOCIETY

For further information, about the Chemical Hazards Communication Society, including newsletters & details of forthcoming events, please contact CHCS as below.

Technical Questions

PLEASE NOTE that the CHCS Office and Officers cannot answer any technical and regulatory questions. These can be asked on the CHCS run Questions Forum, which is an open e-mail based, free of charge, forum run and moderated by CHCS.

If the question cannot be shared with others, then please make contact with an appropriate consultant. A list of CHCS members offering consultancy services is available on our main web site at: www.chcs.org.uk/consultants.html.

CHCS Contact Details

Chairman
Chemicals Hazards Communication Society
PO Box 899
OXFORD   OX1 9QG
United Kingdom

www.chcs.org.uk

For all general, membership and events enquiries:

Tel: + 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (select option 1)

Fax: + 44 (0) 844 636 2428

Email: enquiries@chcs.org.uk

For all enquiries related to invoices, payments and any other accounting issues:

Tel: + 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (select option 2)

Email: accounts@chcs.org.uk

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CHCS CLG is a limited company registered in England and Wales number 9451968, registered office at Unit 11 Diddenham Business Park, Diddenham Court, Lambwood Hill, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1JQ


CHCS News

CHCS August 2019 Newsletter now published
Articles include:

  • Proposed Postponement of the first deadline for Notification to Poison Centres & Changes to Annex VIII of the CLP Regulation
  • BEIS EU Exit Survey
  • Discounts from Labeline
  • BADGP Survey on E-Documents

CHCS Members can download the full Newsletter from the Member Only pages of this website. [Posted on 9 August 2019]

Draft Amendment To "Poison Centre" Regulations On Friday, 19th July 2019, the European Commission sent to the World Trade Organisation, a draft regulation amending Annex VIII, including delaying the 1st notification deadline to 1 Jan 2021.

CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

[Posted on 22 July 2019]

Possible Annex VIII to CLP Extension?

The amendment to Annex VIII including adding a one year extension to the first deadline was discussed at CARACAL and there were no objections.

CHCS Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

[Posted on 22 July 2019]

Endocrine Disruptors - 1st CHCS Video

We have produced our first video for members: "Endocrine Disruptors", which is available to members free-of-charge.

This introductory video explains the various components of the human endocrine system and how they interact, to help understand the mechanisms of endocrine disruptors on human systems.

The video is just over 10 minutes long.

To register for access to the video, please visit our video registration page: Endocrine Disruptors Video Registration.

[Posted on 1 July 2019]

25th CHCS AGM & 8th Annual Lectures

We are delighted to announce that we have a date and venue for our 25th AGM and 8th Annual Lectures:

  • Wednesday 20th November 2019
  • Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Pendigo Way, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP

Registration is now open - we will release an agenda and program for the Annual Lectures in due course.

For more details or to register, please visit our 25th CHCS AGM web page. 

[Posted on 13 June 2019]

Autumn Training Schedule Now Published - Courses Available At "Early-Bird" Discount Rate

Full details of all our training courses taking place from now to end of December 2019, can be found on our Training page. All courses are priced at a discount rate of only £275 (+VAT) for each 1-day course (until 9 weeks before the course, when the price rises to £325 (+VAT)).

[Posted on 5 June 2019]

SCHC Fall 2019 Meeting: Registration Now Open 

Our colleagues at the US-based Society for Chemical Hazard Communication have opened registration for one of their major events of the year, which includes a 2-day General Meeting, Professional Development Courses, Networking Events and an Exhibitor Event. This will take place in Arlington, VA, USA with events from 21 - 25 Sept 2019.

CHCS members can attend (or register for web-streaming) at SCHC member rates. For more information, please visit our SCHC web page

News Briefings Summary
  • 29 June 2019
    Workability Issues: Notification to Poison Centres

  • 24 June 2019
    Eurotunnel publishes 2019 guidance

  • 24 April 2019
    HSE Consultation on revision of Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs) for a range of carcinogens


  • 28 March 2019
    Poison Centre Guidance Document Published

  • 22 March 2019
    Poison Centre Guidance Document Published

  • 23 January 2019
    Links To Guidance & Legislation Recently Laid Before Parliament

  • 23 January 2019
    RPA Seeks Input From Companies In Chemicals Supply Chain To Assess Impacts Of Brexit

  • 11 January 2019
    Preparing For A Potential 'No-Deal' Brexit

    CHCS Members can read these News items, and older posts, on the CHCS News Briefings page.

    26 July 2018 - CHCS Labelling Competition

    Have you overcome a tricky labelling problem? Are you labelling a small or awkwardly shaped package, printing on a difficult surface, or have overcome another problem?

    Are you proud of your label designs that make it easier for customers to read and understand your labels?

    CHCS Members can enter our new competition. For more details please visit: CHCS Labelling Competition.

    9  July 2018 - CHCS Needs Your Help!

    CHCS has a number of vacancies on our committees and are looking for volunteers to fill them. For more information please see: CHCS Vacancies.

    Next 3 CHCS Training Courses:

    For a full list of our CHCS Training Courses, please visit our Training page. 

    OTHER CHCS EVENTS

    HOW TO JOIN CHCS

    CHCS Membership is open to any person with an interest in chemical hazard communications. You can join by completing the simple on-line form at Join CHCS. Membership is currently £85.00 (+ £17.00 VAT where applicable; a total of £102.00). 

    Contact CHCS

    • General, membership and events/training enquiries: enquiries@chcs.org.uk, tel+ 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 1)

    • For all enquiries related to invoices, payments and any other accounting issues:
      accounts@chcs.org.uk, tel:
       + 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 2)

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