What should be on a CLP compliant label?
The label should include the relevant signal word in accordance with the classification of the hazardous substance or mixture. In case your substance or mixture displays a more severe hazard, the label should bear the signal word ‘danger’, and in case of less severe hazards, it should bear the signal word ‘warning’.
Does REACH apply to labels?
REACH requirements thus apply to all packaging, including labels. If the packaging is meant to be kept with the product (for instance, a storage case for a tool) then that packaging material should be included in the product’s REACH declaration.
What is CLP REACH?
REACH & CLP REACH is connected to the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP). It ensures that the hazards presented by chemicals are clearly communicated to workers and consumers in the European Union.
Is REACH for EU only?
REACH and CLP only apply to legal entities established in the European Union and the other Member States of the European Economic Area, i.e. Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Whenever this webpage refers to the EU, it should be read to cover these three countries too.
Are CLP labels a legal requirement?
If the candle is not classified (i.e. it DOESN’T contain any ingredients that are classified as hazardous) then there is no requirement for it to be labelled in accordance with CLP.
Is REACH part of CE marking?
Some of the most well-known regulations and legislations required to affix the CE mark are RoHS and REACH.
Do you need CLP labels for wax melts?
Do I need CLP labels for candles & wax melts? Yes. Candles and wax melts fall within the CLP Regulations and so they need compliant labels.
What is CLP standard?
The CLP Regulation (for “Classification, Labelling and Packaging”) is a European Union regulation from 2008, which aligns the European Union system of classification, labelling and packaging of chemical substances and mixtures to the Globally Harmonised System (GHS).
What products does REACH apply to?
REACH stands for the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. REACH applies to all chemical substances, both those needed for industrial processes and those we use in our everyday lives, in paints, cleaning products, clothes, furniture and electrical appliances, for example.
Can you sell wax melts without CLP?
The CLP Regulation (“Classification, Labelling and Packaging”) is a European Union regulation that standardises the warnings that have to be on products. Candles, wax melts & reed diffusers are legally required to have a CLP label.
Can you sell wax melts without insurance?
Why do I need insurance to sell candles or wax melts? Well, whether you sell your products online, at Craft Fairs, or you own a shop, it is imperative that you seek insurance. The reason for this is to make sure you are not financially liable if a customer gets into an incident with your product.
What is REACH certified?
REACH certification is primarily a document that is used to authenticate whether a product is compatible with EU REACH regulation (EC) no 1907/2006. On the other hand, Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restrictions, abbreviated as REACH, is a European Regulation put forward to guard the people.
What products fall under REACH?
List of Products Covered by REACH: An Overview
- Clothing & Textiles.
- Bags & Luggage.
- Kitchen Products.
- Pet Products.
- Sport Accessories.