CLP is being updated: 18th ATP

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EU- 18-atpThe 18th ATP of CLP

On May 3rd 2022 Regulation 2022/692, corresponding to the 18th ATP, has been published on the official EU journal. This Regulation amends Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP).

The 18th ATP updates Annex VI to CLP by adding 39 harmonised substances, deleting one and changing the classification of 17 substances already incuded in the Annex.

18th ATP: what’s new?

Here are some of the most important modifications introduced by the 18th ATP:

  • Introduction of the hamonized classification for Melamine (CAS 108-78-1, EC 203-615-4) as Carc. 2, H351 and STOT RE 2, H373 (urinary tract)
  • Addition of the classification as Aquatic Acute 1, H400 and Aquatic Chronic 1, H410 (M=10) to the preexisting harmonized classification for Bisphenol A (CAS 80-05-7, EC 201-245-8)
  • Modification of multiplicative factors for environmental hazard classifications for various substances
  • Introduction of the harmonized classification for Bisphenol S (CAS 80-09-1, EC 201-250-5) as Repr. 1B, H360FD

The 18th ATP shall apply from November 23rd 2023, but it can already be applied on a voluntary basis.

Selerant has planned a regulatory analysis of the 18th ATP, and will keep you updated on it.

Click this link to read the full text of the 18th ATP:

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