Workshop on the safe use of chemicals by SMEs

Workshop on the safe use of chemicals by SMEs
  • Start date : 16/09/2014 00:00:00
  • End date : 16/09/2014 23:59:59
  • Where : Brussels, Belgium

Environment, consumers and health, Business, Events/Conf/Fairs, European Commission

The workshop aims to address the challenges faced by companies and in particular SMEs to comply with the new rules for classification, labelling, packaging of mixtures introduced by the CLP regulation (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Hazardous Chemicals).


The event will bring together stakeholders such as industry associations, business support organisations, trade unions, and consumer associations, as well as competent authorities and the national CLP helpdesks. All organisations whose members need to know about and/or comply with the regulation are invited to participate and to contribute to the discussions.


The workshop will:


  • Identify main challenges for a timely implementation of the CLP Regulation
  • Discuss practical solutions to the specific needs of SMEs
  • Promote the safe use of chemicals in Europe