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  • Harmonised classification and labelling

    November 30, 2016

    The United Kingdom has notified its intention to submit a dossier for harmonised classification and labelling for the substance 2-phenoxyethanol (EC 204-589-7; CAS 122-99-6). Two new dossiers for harmonised classification and labelling were submitted for: Citric acid (EC 201-069-1; CAS 77-92-9) by Belgium, and 2-butanone oxime;...

  • Non-animal methods now a default for skin sensitisation

    November 25, 2016

    The new REACH requirements for skin sensitisation entered into force on 11 October 2016 making non-animal testing the default requirement. The information needed to fulfil the REACH information requirement for skin sensitisation, and to be used for the classification and risk assessment of a substance, should...