EU Classification & Labelling

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Course Summary

This practical one day training course has been specifically designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the legal requirements of, and practical approach to, classifying and labelling substances and mixtures in accordance with Regulation (EU) 1272/2008 – also known as the CLP Regulation.

Benefits Of Attending

You will benefit from a detailed review of the principles of classification and labelling in the CLP regulation. The interactive nature of the course will enable you to apply your newly-gained knowledge to practical examples and exercises. 

Once equipped with this knowledge and understanding of the legislation, both you and your company will be able to approach the classification and labelling process with clarity and confidence. 

Who Should Attend?

This course has been created specifically for individuals with a requirement to understand the principles of EU classification and labelling and the practical approach to determining the hazards and label requirements for chemical products.

You may already have some knowledge of classification and labelling that you wish to build upon, or may be relatively new and inexperienced to the process and would benefit from this structured interactive approach from our experienced regulatory specialists. 

If you are also involved in SDS authoring, this course can be booked in conjunction with our EU SDS Authoring Course, which takes place on the following day in both Pittsburgh and Nottingham respectively.

Upcoming Course Dates

Event DatesLocationSeats AvailableEvent Registration
Jul 15, 2020 - Jul 25, 2020Pittsburgh, PAClosedRegistration Closed
Apr 13, 2021 - Apr 23, 2021OnlineOpenRegistration

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For more information about this course or to request training at your location, please complete our Training Request form.

Full Course Overview

This one day course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the classification and labelling process in accordance with the CLP regulation. 

Companies placing hazardous chemicals on the European market have a responsibility to ensure that products are classified and labelled correctlyClassification is the most important step and is essential for determining the correct label information and subsequently preparing compliant safety data sheets (SDSs). The product label is often the main source for users to make themselves aware of the hazards a product presents, and conveying the correct and appropriate information is imperative. 

This course will cover the classification process in accordance with CLP, identifying the approaches for both substances and mixtures, and how to take the resulting classification forward to prepare compliant products labelsThe course adopts an interactive approach and includes examples which will enhance your skills and equip you with the knowledge and practical ability to determine product classifications, and ensure that products are being supplied downstream with a correct label. 

What Will The Course Cover?  

  • Introduction and background to CLP and how it is updated 
  • Principles of classification and classification criteria for physical, health and environmental hazards 
  • Approaches to mixture classification 
  • Elements required on the product label 
  • Dealing with multiple hazards – principles of precedence and precautionary statement selection 
  • Completing the label 
  • Label specifics and presentation 

This course has been designed and is delivered by the experienced regulatory specialists in our Global Regulatory Advisory Team, utilising many years of practical experience of classification and labelling for a broad range of products and industries. Our team are asked many common questions relating to classification and labelling on a regular basis and this course will address those, as well as any other specific questions that you may have. 

Where & When Is The Training Course?

The EU Classification & Labelling Training Course has sessions taking place at our training facility in Pittsburgh, PA and our training facility in Nottingham, UK.

The fee for attending this training course is $600 per person (Pittsburgh, PA), or £395 + VAT per person (Nottingham, UK).

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