Is your biocide compliant? If not, are you ready to pay a fine?

Is your biocide compliant? If not, are you ready to pay a fine? It was published in official gazette the Legislative Decree n. 179 of 2 November 2021, Discipline of sanctions for the violation of the provisions of Regulation (EU) no. 528/2012 (BPR) relating to the making available on the market and use of biocidal […]

How to import chemicals into Australia

Selling chemicals in Australia requires compliance with applicable regulations. In Australia, there are several rules within which chemical products may fall, whatever the sector of destination (professional, industrial or for the consumer). In general, placing chemicals on the Australian market requires: – compliance with the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 of both the […]

Decree of 28 December 2020 for the notification of dangerous mixtures

In Italian official Journal n. 78 of March 31, 2021, the decree of December 28, 2020 for the notification of dangerous mixtures was published. The decree amends Annex XI of Legislative Decree no. 65 of March 14, 2003, confirming the notification procedures introduced by Annex VIII to european CLP regulation. The notifications must be sent […]

PMC production workshops

The health emergency triggered by the spread of COVID-19 has clearly highlighted the importance of disinfectant products, which from a regulatory point of view can be Surgical medical devices (PMC) or biocides depending on the active ingredient contained. The companies that, in unsuspected times, had authorized products with virucidal, bactericidal, yeast-containing claims, etc. they had […]

SDS – new regulation (EU) 2020/878

On June 26, the regulation (EU) 2020/878 was published in the European Official Journal, which modifies Annex II of REACH (requirements for the compilation of safety data sheets) and who will apply from January 1, 2021. The change concerns the nanoforms , the endocrine disruptors , L’ inclusion of the UFI ( unique formula identifier […]

Safety Data Sheet Manager (RSDS)

Is it true that to deal with safety data sheets in a company you must have followed a qualification course and have a UNI certification? This short article on the SDS manager wants to be a loud reasoning to understand if it is necessary to certify according to UNI / PdR 60: 2019 to carry […]

Harmonized notifications

On November 14, 2020, the two regulations amending the CLP Regulation for harmonized notifications entered into force. With the Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/1677, Annex VIII of the CLP is further amended, offering both sectoral and intersectoral solutions. The Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/1676, on the other hand, modifies article 25 of the CLP regulation by specifying […]

Medical Surgical Devices (PMC) – Marketing Authorization

By surgical medical devices (PMC) we mean products disinfectants, insecticides, rat poisons and insect repellents containing an active substance under review (not yet included in the European list). PMCs can be placed on the Italian market following registration with the Ministry of Health pursuant to Presidential Decree no. 392 of 6 October 1998 and the […]

Biocides authorization

Biocides authorization The Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR, Regulation (EU) 528/2012) concerns the placing on the market of all those products used for the protection of humans, animals, materials or articles against harmful organisms, such as parasites or bacteria, through the action of the active ingredients contained in the biocide. All biocidal products must obtain an […]

CPNP notification – who and when to submit it

The Cosmetic Products Regulation stipulates in Article 13 that the responsible person shall transmit the information relating to the cosmetic product in electronic format, prior to placing it on the market. The type of information that is required is listed in this article . The notification is generated and transmitted via the European CPNP […]