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Material Safety Data Sheets

We offer services concerning Material Safety Data Sheets preparation


ZAKAZAlmost every company involved in the production, import and distribution of chemicals, sooner or later will likely have to deal with substances or mixtures that require a preparation of Material Safety Data Sheet.

If you find that a product you plan to place on the market, is hazardous, i.e. is classified as:

  • explosive, oxidizing, flammable;
  • toxic, harmful, corrosive, irritant, sensitizing;
  • carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic;
  • hazardous to the aquatic environment;

or


you are obliged to deliver to the recipient properly prepared Material Safety Data Sheet in the language of the country in which the product is placed on the market.


Moreover, if the product (mixture) does not meet the classification criteria, but contains:

  • a substance hazardous to human health or to the environment, at concentrations of at least 1% by weight in case of non-gaseous mixtures or at least 0.2% by volume for gaseous mixtures, or
  • a substance such defined as PBT, vPvB or SVHC at a concentration of at least 0.1% by weight for non-gaseous mixtures, or
  • a substance for which Workplace Threshold Limit Value (Workplace TLV) were determined,


you are obliged to provide the recipient with the MSDS at his request.


This obligation arises from the Article 31 of the REACH Regulation. Current MSDS format is specified in Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/830 of 28 May 2015 amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) (OJ L 132, 29.5.2015, p. 8–31)


According to the CLP Regulation new rules for classification and labelling of substances have been required since 1 December 2010 as well as in case of mixtures since 1 June 2015, respectively.



Working out the MSDS ≠ simple translation (even made by sworn translator)

Working out the MSDS is the obligation of supplier, i.e. manufacturer, importer (purchasing products from non-EU countries), downstream user or distributor who places a product on the market. However, the MSDS worked out by the supplier often does not meet all the requirements specified in the Polish law, including the current occupational health standards. The literal translation of the original MSDS often leads to the ignorance of the Polish law and the lack of verification, e.g. the classification given by the manufacturer.

Remember! The aim of Material Safety Data Sheet is to inform you what measures are necessary at a workplace to ensure the safety and the protection of human health and the environment, as well as to provide the consumer with full information about potential risks related to the use of a substance or mixture (by giving information on the label). That is why it is so important to prepare correctly both the MSDS and the label!


ZAKAZWe remind you that since 1 June 2015 new rules for classification and labelling of mixtures have been required in accordance with CLP Regulation (taking into account the transition period for mixtures placed on the market before 1 June 2015).


We do preliminary assessment of provided originals of MSDS free of charge. In addition, there is a possibility of submitting required information about hazardous mixture to the Bureau for Chemical Substances, Łódź (POLAND) and submitting hazardous substance to the C&L Inventory maintained by ECHA (for manufacturers or importers).




So if you want to be sure that the Material Safety Data Sheet, which you use in your company and you offer to the customers, meet the requirements of the EU and the Polish law on chemicals and that the label has been prepared properly, and at the same time you consider inventing social division of the labour as the precious inheritance after our ancestors – don't hesitate any longer and use our services.


Contact

Marcela Palczewska-Tulińska

Phone/fax: +48 22 568 20 06, phone: +48 22 568 20 39