Chemical regulations are complex. It is challenging for companies to track their obligations, stay up-to-date with changes and ensure they deliver all their reporting requirements. As more and more countries follow Europe’s regulatory approach, and introduce improved chemical legislation, the challenge becomes global.
We guide you through this complexity and ensure market access for your products.
How H2 Compliance makes it easy for your business
Whether you make chemicals for lubricants, mining products, cosmetics or pharmaceuticals, we make sure that they are correctly pre-registered, registered, reported and labelled.
We classify your products and provide certifications for all of your downstream users to show that they are properly accounted for. We also do the complex work of managing your technical registrations.
We understand what you do - and what you need to do - to make your products compliant.
our customers rely on us to guide them through the regulations.
we offer a straightforward approach to consultancy.
we reduce complexity for you around the world.
The United Kingdom will leave the European Union on 29 March 2019. The UK’s withdrawal impacts chemical compliance for companies that manufacture in, supply to or source substances from the UK.
The REACH Regulation (1907/2006) places obligations on manufacturers and importers of chemical substances and mixtures to identify and manage risks.
Registrations are prepared and submitted to ECHA for their Evaluation which may lead to further control activities to reduce human and/or environmental risk.
The UN Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) is set of model regulations aiming to enhance the protection of human health and environment by providing sufficient information on hazards associated with chemical products. For example, the CLP Regulation adopts the provisions of GHS within the EU while HazCom 2013 adopted GHS in the US.
Poison Centre Notifications (PCN)
More than 600,000 calls are made annually to European national poison centres.
Companies must submit chemical safety data of consumer products by 1st Jan 2020.
Companies shipping chemicals worldwide need to keep up to date with the changing regulations, and different regions or countries have their own specific registration / notification requirements that companies must adhere to.
Companies must notify ECHA if either; SVHCs are present in articles greater than 0.1% weight by weight or SVHCs are present in articles in quantities totalling greater than 1 tonne per year.
The use of Biocides in the EU is controlled by the Biocidal Products Regulation, which places obligations on Manufacturers, Suppliers and Users of such products across a range of end uses, such as disinfection, pest control and wood preservation.
TSCA / NSN
In North America, the United States’ Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Canada’s Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) require regulatory assessment and compliance.
How does it all work?
Our experienced team of industry experts listen to you, develop the necessary solutions and provide the level of service you require. We can manage specific projects within the compliance process or the whole compliance programme for you.
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