Europe: The 15th ATP applies from March 1st 2022!

Europe: The 15th ATP applies from March 1st 2022!

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Europe: The 15th ATP applies from March 1st 2022!The 15th ATP of CLP

On August 11th 2020 Regulation 2020/1182, corresponding to the 15th ATP, has been published on the official EU journal. This Regulation amends Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP).

The 15th ATP updates Annex VI to CLP by adding 37 harmonised substances, deleting two and changing the classification of 21 substances already incuded in the Annex.

Here are some of the most important modifications introduced by the 15th ATP:

  • Addition of the acute and chronic (1) acquatic toxicity classifications (H400 and H410) for the powder form of lead.
  • Introduction of the harmonised classification for nitric acid solutions both above and below 70%
  • Introduction of the harmonised classification for MBIT (2-methyl-1,2-benzothiazol-3(2H)-one, CAS: 2527-66-4), including the acute toxicity estimate values for skin and oral exposure routes.
  • Addition of the Skin corrosive 1C and Serious eye damage 1 classifications for L-(+)-lactic acid (CAS: 79-33-4)

When will ATP 15th takes effect?

The 15th ATP will come into force on March 1st 2022, This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States, without a derogation period.

Click this link to read the full text of the 15th ATP:

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