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REACH matters!

Règlement européen REACH May 31, 2013 will be the deadline for the registration of substances manufactured or imported in quantities between 1 and 100 tonnes per year. More information about the registration obligation on our website REACH matters.

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Transport of dangerous goods

Transport des produits dangereux

Dangerous substances and articles are classified in 13 classes of which we detail the list.

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CMR, hazards identification

Identification des CMR

The identification of the carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic to reproduction hazards is an essential factor of the chemical risks prevention. The main elements which have to be taken into account are the classification and the labelling, the classification thresholds (and the prevention measures grading).

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List of the CMR substances

The list of the CMR substances has been deeply updated in accordance with the terms described in the article.
There are from now on two versions; according to CLP and according to DSD.
The list of the CMR substances is a free downloadable document.

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Téléchargement de documents

Download a leaflet showing the evolution of classification and labelling for chemical substances

For laboratory technicians and people involved in risk prevention Available in 5 languages (EN, IT, NL, PL, DE).

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The PRC unit offers training courses in the field of chemical safety.

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To be noted

Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference (TNT2015)

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REACH and Beyond - Challenges and Options for Improvements

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NanoInBio 2016

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