European SDS and Labelling [ Classroom ]

Course Agenda

The agenda below lists all areas addressed during the three days of this course. The order of topics may vary based on in-class discussion. This agenda should be considered tentative.

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Day 1: European Regulatory Framework and Key Directives

  • Intro – EU governance
  • EU Chemicals legislation
  • ELINCS/EINECS vs. TSCA
  • 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)

Upcoming Course Dates

Event DatesLocationSeats AvailableEvent Registration
Oct 9, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018Pittsburgh, PAClosedRegistration Closed
Apr 9, 2019 - Apr 11, 2019Pittsburgh, PAOpenRegistration
For more information about this course or to request training at your location, please complete our Training Request form.