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Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council 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.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 353, 31 December 2008, pp. 1-1354.
Subject
Environment gen., Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Hazardous substances Pollution control Internal trade Packaging/labelling International trade Classification/declassification
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Abstract

The purpose of this Regulation is to ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment as well as the free movement of hazardous substances, mixtures and articles. The Regulation sets out harmonized criteria for classifying substances and mixtures, and further establishes rules on labelling and packaging for hazardous substances and mixtures. Moreover, the Regulation provides an obligation for: (i) manufacturers, importers and downstream users to classify substances and mixtures placed on the market; (ii) suppliers to label and package substances and mixtures placed on the market.

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References - Legislation

Amends

Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No. 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2006 (2023)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Registration, Authorization/permit, Precautionary principle, Basic legislation, Institution, Access-to-information, Environmental fees/charges, Internal trade, International trade, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Inventory, Packaging/labelling, Protection of environment, Public health, Risk assessment/management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Commission Directive 2001/60/EC adapting to technical progress Directive 1999/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: Pesticides, Standards, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 1999/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pesticides, Standards, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1967

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. No. 238 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Access-to-information, Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP) (Implementation) Regulations, 2009 (L.N. 214 of 2009).

Legislation | Malta | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Dangerous Substances and Preparations (Amendment) Regulations, 2009 (L.N. 267 of 2009).

Legislation | Malta | 2009

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté royal modifiant l'arrêté royal du 24 mai 1982 et l'arrêté royal du 11 janvier 1993, et abrogeant les arrêtés royaux des 25 février 1996, 5 octobre 1998 et 18 juin 2003, pour implémenter le Règlement (CE) n° 1907/2006 et le Règlement (CE) n° 1272/2008).

Legislation | Belgium | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

End-of-Life Vehicles Ordinance (ELV- Ordinance).

Legislation | Germany | 1997 (2020)

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Data collection/reporting, Waste prevention, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Tobacco Act (2005)

Legislation | Estonia | 2005 (2018)

Keyword: Tobacco, Classification/declassification, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Public health, Processing/handling, Business/industry/corporations

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Real Decreto Nº 1436/2010 - Modifica normativa para su adaptación al Reglamento de la Unión Europea sobre clasificación, etiquetado y envasado de sustancias y mezclas.

Legislation | Spain | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous substances, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Act 1996.

Legislation | Austria | 1997 (2020)

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Cleaning agents/detergents, Consumer protection, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Institution, Internal trade, International trade, Ozone layer, Pesticides, Pollution control, Protection of environment, Risk assessment/management, Waste disposal, Basic legislation, Registration, Packaging/labelling, Inspection, Royalties/fees, Sustainable use, Offences/penalties, International organization, Public health, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 186 laying down the penalties to be applied in case of infringement of the provisions in Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council 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.

Legislation | Italy | 2011

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Loi a) relative aux contrôles et aux sanctions concernant l’enregistrement, l’évaluation et l’autorisationdes substances chimiques et les restrictions y applicable; b) b) relative aux contrôles et aux sanctions concernant la classification, l’étiquetage et l’emballage des substances et des mélanges, tels que ces substances et mélanges.

Legislation | Luxembourg | 2011

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification, Offences/penalties, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Oil pollution, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Organic Solvents (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 165 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. XXV of 2000 on chemical safety.

Legislation | Hungary | 2000 (2013)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Classification/declassification, Registration, Access-to-information, Packaging/labelling, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Solvent Emissions (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. No. 2 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 440/2010 on the fees payable to the European Chemicals Agency pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

Legislation | European Union | 2010

Keyword: Environmental fees/charges, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Biocidal Products and Chemicals (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 1506 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Pesticides, Institution, PIC-prior informed consent, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, International trade, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on safety measures when handling hazardous chemicals and explosives (3.6.2005/390).

Legislation | Finland | 2005

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Policy/planning, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance on mining waste (SFS 2013:319).

Legislation | Sweden | 2008 (2013)

Keyword: Mining, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 224 of 2008 (IX. 9.) of the Government concerning detailed rules of application of the chemical load penalty.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008 (2013)

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Polluter pays principle, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Sanction Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on environmental sanction fees (2012:259).

Legislation | Sweden | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental fees/charges, Ozone layer, Soil pollution/quality, Oil pollution, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Waste disposal, Classification/declassification, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste management, Freshwater pollution, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation amending the Regulation on the classification, marking, labelling and packaging of hazardous chemicals.

Legislation | Croatia | 2012

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 209 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazards, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Biocidal Products and Chemicals (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 (S.I. No. 206 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Pesticides, Institution, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, International trade, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 61/2010 regulating marketing of aerosol dispensers.

Legislation | Portugal | 2010

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Sanction Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2013 (2016)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Industrial Emissions Act (2013)

Legislation | Estonia | 2013 (2019)

Keyword: Business/industry/corporations, Emissions, Environmental standards, Air quality/air pollution, Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance, Liability/compensation, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Public health, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment, Soil pollution/quality, Cultural heritage, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Freshwater pollution, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Biocidal Products Act (2009)

Legislation | Estonia | 2009 (2016)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Governance, Public health, Environmental standards, Business/industry/corporations, Packaging/labelling, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Liability/compensation, Internal trade, International trade, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law on the implementation 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.

Legislation | Croatia | 2012

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Chemicals Act.

Legislation | Germany | 2017

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

The Law on Chemical Substances, no. 119 of 2020.

Legislation | Cyprus | 2020

Keyword: Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, Business/industry/corporations, Liability/compensation, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Inspection, Institution, Internal trade, International relations/cooperation, International trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties, Packaging/labelling, Protection of environment, Registration, Royalties/fees, Transport/storage, Use restrictions, PIC-prior informed consent

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 325 of 2007 on Labour Protection Requirements when Coming in Contact with Chemical Substances at Workplaces

Legislation | Latvia | 2007 (2018)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Public health, Classification/declassification, Air quality/air pollution, Biological control agents, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Act (2015)

Legislation | Estonia | 2015 (2023)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Processing/handling, Public health, Environmental standards, Procedural matters, Classification/declassification, Research, Cleaning agents/detergents, Business/industry/corporations, Inspection, Liability/compensation, Basic legislation, Internal trade, International trade, Risk assessment/management, Transport/storage, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 795 of 2015 on Procedures for Registration of Chemical Substances and Mixtures and Their Database

Legislation | Latvia | 2015

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Classification/declassification, Registration, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du 4 mai 2017 relatif à la mise sur le marché et à l'utilisation des produits phytopharmaceutiques et de leurs adjuvants visés à l'article L. 253-1 du code rural et de la pêche maritime

Legislation | France | 2017 (2020)

Keyword: Pollution control, Standards, Authorization/permit, Pesticides, Plant protection, Internal trade, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du 6 avril 2020 relatif aux conditions d'autorisation d'un produit phytopharmaceutique pour la gamme d'usages « amateur »

Legislation | France | 2020 (2020)

Keyword: Pollution control, Standards, Pesticides, Plant protection, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du 22 février 2019 fixant les critères de sortie du statut de déchet pour les produits chimiques ou objets ayant fait l'objet d'une régénération

Legislation | France | 2019

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Classification/declassification, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Business/industry/corporations

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Décret n° 2017-291 du 6 mars 2017 relatif aux conditions de mise en œuvre de l'interdiction de mise sur le marché des produits cosmétiques rincés à usage d'exfoliation ou de nettoyage comportant des particules plastiques solides et des bâtonnets ouatés à usage domestique dont la tige est en plastique

Legislation | France | 2017

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Waste domestic sources, Waste prevention, Solid waste, Internal trade, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Act (No. 61 of 2013).

Legislation | Iceland | 2013 (2019)

Keyword: Emissions, Ozone layer, Protection of environment, Pollution control, Food quality control/food safety, Toxicity/poisoning, Pesticides, Basic legislation, Hazardous substances, Risk assessment/management, Public health, Internal trade, International trade, Transport/storage, Disinfection/disinfestation, Waste management, Waste disposal, Governance, Processing/handling, Use restrictions, Packaging/labelling, Data collection/reporting, Authorization/permit, Recycling/reuse, Inspection, Oil, Enforcement/compliance, Royalties/fees, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulations no. 457 of 2010, Concerning Chemical Substances (Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Hazardous Substances and Mixtures) (Amendments).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2010

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulations no. 381 of 2020 on Chemical Substances (Violation of the CLP Regulation).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2020

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hazardous substances, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Atmospheric Air Protection Act (2016).

Legislation | Estonia | 2016 (2023)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Ozone layer, Climate change, Emissions, Governance, Liability/compensation, Basic legislation, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 790/2009 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 758/2013 correcting Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 618/2012 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 487/2013 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 944/2013 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1221 amending Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/542 amending Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures by adding an Annex on harmonised information relating to emergency health response.

Legislation | European Union | 2017

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Public health, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/1182 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Part 3 of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

Legislation | European Union | 2020

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX