Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) on new hazard classes

The new COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2023/707 of 19 December 2022 amending Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 as regards hazard classes and criteria for the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures was published.

This regulation introduces new hazard classes for the following substances and mixtures:

  • having endocrine disrupting (ED) for human health as well as environment,
  • persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB),
  • persistent, mobile and toxic (PMT), very persistent and very mobile (vPvM).

Definitions, classification criteria for substances and mixtures, and label elements were established.

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.


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