Unfortunately, the rules for registration at an Anti-Poison Center are not regulated at European level and therefore vary from country to country. Info-Care is aware of the different procedures and is happy to help you. In general it can be stated that if a product is classified, a notification/registration is required. For non-classified products it Read more about When should my product be registered at an Anti-Poison Center?[…]
Chapter 2.2 of your SDS provides guidelines for all mandatory texts and images on the label of your product. In principle, the label texts are harmonized at European level. However, Europe would not be Europe if there are no differences now and then. Sometimes, countries have drawn up special rules for specific products. In that Read more about How do I know that the label of my product is correct?[…]
The SDS must be written in the language of the country where your product is offered. Info-Care provides SDSs in 27 languages. If you need SDSs for outside the EU, please contact us for the possibilities and requirements.
To the professional users/buyers of your product. You do not have to provide an SDS to consumers.
In general we advise to have an SDS prepared for all your products. The reason for this is that transporters and warehouse managers must be able to demonstrate whether or not a product is dangerous during transport or storage. Even if the product is not dangerous, they want it to be confirmed by “a paper”. Read more about When do I need to have an SDS prepared for my product?[…]
There is no difference regarding the document. It is just a different name. MSDS means Material Safety Data Sheet. This is the old name. SDS means Safety Data Sheet and is the new name which is used from now on. Sometimes you will receive an e-SDS, which means extended Safety Data Sheet. This is a Read more about What is the difference between an MSDS and an SDS?[…]
If you import into the EU/EEA 1000 kg or more per year of an individual chemical substance, REACH regulation applies. 31 May 2018 was the last change to submit a REACH registration for existing substances manufactured or imported in amounts more than 1000 kg per year. If the registration obligation applied to you but you Read more about When does REACH apply for my products?[…]
REACH regulation (EC) 1907/2006 applies. Next to this, it is likely you should have an SDS of your product and you might be required to register or notify your product at an Anti-Poison Center. For cosmetics other rules apply. See our Cosmetics FAQ.