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Regulation of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of 16 December 2008 on classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 – published on 31 December 2008 Official Journal L 353 / 1 of 31.12.2008
CLP Regulation came into force on 20 January 2009, directly applicable in all Member States.
The abbreviation comes from the name CLP Classification, Labelling and Packaging
Classification – classify substances and mixtures because of:
Labelling – substances and mixtures by determining their properties causing a threat should be properly marked to warn their users (professional users, consumers) against the dangers posed by
and Packaging – Special rules for labeling OUTER, internal packaging and wrapping, as well as requirements for resistant fastenings children and tactile warnings for substances and mixtures offered for sale to all consumers.
The labeling and packaging in accordance with the CLP should be included in the labeling regulations for the transport of dangerous goods.
CLP Regulation entered into force 20 days after publication in the Official Journal of the European Union, ie 20 January 2009 (Article 62). This does not mean that all rules are applied immediately.
Titles II (Classification), III (CE) and IV (PU) apply in relation to the substance from
1 December 2010, and for mixtures – from 1 June 2015
CLP in Poland
CLP as the regulation is directly applicable in each of its parts, without the need to implement into the Polish law