CLP regulations

CLP is the EU Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on the Classification, Labeling and Packaging of substances and mixtures. CLP introduces the United Nations globally harmonized system (UN GHS) for classification and labeling of chemicals into Europe and came into force on 20th January 2009

In Europe, CLP was adopted in parallel to REACH. As of 1 June 2015 CLP requirements also apply to mixtures.

General timeline overview:
The CLP transitional provisions contain key dates that affect the classification and labeling of hazardous chemicals, substances and mixtures.
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