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Latest CHCS Newsletter: October 2020
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Our October 2020 edition contains several important articles, as introduced below:
A Tribute To Richard Armstrong
A tribute to our friend and colleague who died earlier this year.
Brexit (REACH) Update
The plans for an independent UK-REACH regulation and guidance to support industry is gaining momentum, as we move closer towards the end of the transition (negotiation) period.
17th ATP To CLP
Currently in draft form - comments deadline has now passed.
Sixth Forum REACH-EN-FORCE Project On Classification & Labelling Of Mixtures
Chemical mixtures inspected during the sixth Enforcement project included washing and cleaning products, paints and paint removers, adhesives and sealants, room fragrances, air fresheners and biocidal products.
EUCLEF Database, The European Union Chemicals Legislation Finder
The European Union Chemicals Legislation Finder (EUCLEF) database of chemicals is funded by COSME, the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, and ‘hosted’ by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). COSME is managed by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises (EASME) for the European Commission.
In October last year, CHCS alerted members to a new study examining REACH registration for polymers. The Study undertaken by Wood E & I GmbH (Wood) and Peter Fisk Associates (PFA) on behalf of the European Commission (COM) has now concluded in this phase.
Discounted Dangerous Goods Regulations
Our colleagues at Labeline continue to support CHCS members with discounted dangerous goods regulations.
CHCS 2020 AGM and Annual Lectures
Details of this year's event, to be run online on 24 & 25 November 2020.
CHCS Training Courses & Workshops
There are still places available on some of our training courses and workshops being run in 2020. We’ve also started to release dates for 2021. This article lists all currently available courses.
News From Our Partners
Both the British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals (BADGP) and the US-based Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) currently have events that CHCS members can access.
Want to find out more?
Want to suggest articles for future editions of the Newsletter? Please contact the CHCS Office (firstname.lastname@example.org). We look forward to hearing from you.