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If you bring chemical substances and mixtures onto the Dutch market, you must (re)classify them according to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). This system is implemented in the European CLP regulation.
What is the CLP regulation?
The CLP regulation describes how chemical substances and mixtures should be classified, labelled and packaged. As a result, this regulation requires producers to give information about the products.
Duty to report
As a manufacturer or importer of chemical substances (in Dutch), you have a duty to report. You must report the classification and labelling of chemical substances to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
If you supply mixtures, you must provide the National Poisons Information Centre (NVIC) with information on the products. The NVIC uses your information to inform medical aid workers about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of acute poisoning with hazardous substance.