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    The actors of the Madrid Protocol in Belgium

    FPS is a key player in implementing the protocol that protects the environment on the white continent. Under the Act of 21 July 2017, the Federal Public Service Health, Food...
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    New labels and symbols

    Everyone uses all kinds of chemical products on a daily basis. Most of them can be classified under the heading of “household chemicals”. We hereby refer to products such as...
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    Hazard symbols and their signification

    Incorrect use of chemicals can result in serious accidents. That is why the labels of many household products often show one or more hazard pictograms. These hazard symbols convey...
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    Read the H- and EUH-phrases carefully!

    In addition to hazard pictograms and hazard statements, a hazard label of a substance or mixture will also contain warning phrases (or R-phrases). These warning phrases will also...
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    Noise pollution

    The sea is no longer a world of silence, many noises are generated by maritime traffic, oil drilling, etc. Oil and gas seismic explorations and offshore wind farms also generate...
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    Take the P-phrases into account!

    A hazard label of a substance or mixture invariably contains one or more safety phrases (the so-called S-phrases) in addition to the applicable warning phrases. However, this...
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    Convention on the marine environment

    The United Nations Convention on the Law of the SeaUNCLOS specifically mentions cetaceans and provides that States have an obligation to cooperate in the conservation of cetaceans...
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    Professionals - what you should implement

    Obligations of the CLP regulation pertain to classification, labelling, packaging, notification to the European inventory of substances and notification of mixture to the Belgian...
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    Your obligations by type of professionals

    As a professional associated with the chemicals sector (substance, mixture or article), you have duties pertaining to classification, labelling and packaging. They are defined by...
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    Manufacturers or importers of substances or mixtures

    Before placing a substance or mixture on the market, you must meet the following requirements:1. Classify, label and package the substances and mixtures in compliance with Article...