European SDS & Labelling [ Classroom ]

Course Summary

This interactive 3 day course provides you with a broad overview of European Chemicals Legislation, Classification, Labelling and SDS requirements, and the fundamentals of the REACH regulation, as well as country-specific legislation which may affect you and your company.

Benefits Of Attending

You will gain a solid understanding of the European regulatory framework as it relates to chemicals, and will be armed with essential knowledge in key areas such as the requirements for classification, labelling, and authoring safety data sheets under both the CLP and REACH regulations.

Upcoming Course Dates

Event DatesLocationSeats AvailableEvent Registration
Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019Pittsburgh, PAClosedRegistration Closed

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Full Course Overview

The agenda below lists all areas addressed during the three days of this course, although the order of topics may vary based on in-class discussion.

Day 1: European Regulatory Framework and Key Directives

  • Intro – EU governance
  • EU Chemicals legislation
  • Brief Review of Classification according to DSD & DPD Directives (67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC)
  • Classification according to CLP Regulation (1272/2008)
    • Hazardous substances criteria and classification
    • Substance Classification Workshop (examples and exercises to be performed by the students)

Day 2: Classification, Labelling and SDS requirements

  • Classification according to CLP Regulation (1272/2008)
    • Hazardous mixtures criteria and classification
    • Classification and labelling (examples and exercises to be performed by the students)
  • EU Label Preparation
    • Symbols / Pictograms
    • Hazard & Precautionary Statements
    • Overview of changes to labels from REACH and country-specific variations

Day 3: REACH Impact – Notification and Registration – Country-specific legislation

  • REACH Overview
    • Notification Requirements – C&L Inventory
    • Communication & Information in the Supply Chain
    • Chemical Safety Reports (CSRs)
    • EU SDS Preparation (Regulation 1272/2008)
      • Documentation Requirements – SDS
      • Overview of changes to Safety Data Sheet (SDS) from CLP / REACH Regulations
      • Generating exposure scenarios from Chemical Safety Reports (CSR)
      • The Extended Safety Data Sheet (eSDS)
      • Other impacts of the CSR to the SDS
    • The Registration Dossier
  • National legislation (CHIP, etc.) incl. candidate countries

Course Certification

This course is worth 3.26 Industrial Hygiene CM Points

  • 2009 (Approval #: 09-622)
  • 2010 (Approval #: 10-447)
  • 2011 (Approval #: 10-447)

Where & When Is The Training Course?

The European SDS & Labelling Training Course takes place at our training facility in Pittsburgh, PA.

The fee for attending this training course is $1800 per person + VAT.

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