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Other | August 27, 2019

I would like to share another question related to storing hazardous chemicals in Slovenia. "We are arranging the final details at the chemical warehouse. We need an absorbent for some products that are categorised in storage class 3. Can ...

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ADR | August 8, 2019

Here's another question regarding ADR transport which might interest you:  »Which papers do we need to give to ADR drivers that we order for transport of our goods? »We usually give instructions for drivers in our ...

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SDS | August 5, 2019
Author: Bojan Dimic

I'm sitting in a meeting room with three people from a well-known distinguished company. They are explaining how they handle chemical documentation. One of them is in charge of obtaining, storing and printing Safety Data Sheets. The other ...

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UFI / PCN | July 31, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

The second thoughts of the chemical industry have apparently convinced the European Commission to consider postponing the UFI and PCN deadline. The Commission has released a memorandum, suggesting a postponement of the deadline for ...

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Other | July 30, 2019
Author: Bojan Dimic

Clients often ask us about the offical sources where they can look or reserach.  So we gathered 8 links here which we find useful. Here they are (listed in alphabetical order):  European Chemicals Agency: C&L Inventory This ...

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SDS | July 29, 2019

One of the major advantages we offer our clients involves quick and verified information they need. I would like to share an e-mail from a client preparing to sell chemicals online. The client has the following doubts: "Before we launch ...

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Other | July 25, 2019
Author: Bojan Dimic

Do you know the saying that history is life's teacher (Historia, magistra vitae)? The current situation involving the UFI code and PCN notification, which will enter into force in January 2020, shows that we are not very good students. To ...

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Other | July 17, 2019
Author: Bojan Dimic

In 2019, Platinum Credit Excellence represents only 1.2% of the Slovenian market. This is an above-average rating among companies that have been showing Golden AAA's credit rating for three consecutive years. BENS Consulting is among the ...

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SDS | June 26, 2019

As of 1 September 2019 the new Rules on Product Classification, Packaging and Labelling (Pravilnik o klasifikaciji, pakovanju i obeležavanju proizvoda) CLP/GHS 105/13 and 52/17 shall enter into force. The change is intended to harmonise ...

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UFI / PCN | June 19, 2019
Author: Bojan Dimic

As of 1 January 2020, new requirements regarding sending information and labelling hazardous mixtures for consumer usage will enter into force on the EU level. We are talking about the UFI labelling and the regulation of PCN notifications. ...

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UFI / PCN | June 14, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

The UFI code determination and PCN notification involve a system that applies to legal provisions under Annex VIII of CLP Regulation No. 1272/2008. It is a system that unifies both the platform for providing information as well as the ...

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UFI / PCN | June 13, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

Our post "UFI, PCN and biocidal products" has brought up many questions and responses.  Here's one response interesting for posting that refers to understanding the notes on PCN notification of biocidal products:  "UFI and PCN are...

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UFI / PCN | June 10, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

This valuable presentation consists of two parts. The first part of the 26-page presentation focuses on changes in labelling and categorising hazardous chemicals.  The second part presents a review of obligations of individual parts ...

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UFI / PCN | June 7, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

As of ECHA's publication of the PCN notification submission portal we have been slowly acquiring information about how the system will work in practice and how companies should prepare for it. One of the questions that we have received from...

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Other | June 5, 2019
Author: Bojan Dimic

Would you like to know which requirements you have to fulfil if you generate waste? What are your obligations and what has changed in the field of waste packaging? What is an extended manufacturer accountability and how to manage ...

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Other | June 5, 2019
Author: Ana Pavčič

By now you have probably been familiarised with the fact that appropriately prepared safety sheets are a valuable source of information. They contain comprehensive data about substances or mixtures, which are used to prepare the measures ...

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ADR | June 3, 2019

Recently, the ADR has become a relatively important area in Slovenia, because fines (and not merely warnings) immediately follow the found irregularities. This can cost companies a lot of money, along with lost time and reputation. At our ...

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SDS | May 16, 2019

Lots of times details are decisive when it comes to chemical legislation.  Here's a simple case regarding essential oils that happened earlier this week.  Let's start with an e-mail I received ...  "I am struggling to get the...

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ADR | May 9, 2019

Recently, we have witnessed another example clearly showing how important and valuable details are.  The Austrian police controlled dangerous goods transport. While reviewing documentation they found that a driver did not have the ...

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UFI / PCN | May 9, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

In a PCN notification, the formulator or the first importer is required to submit the complete composition of the mixture that is being placed on the market. If other mixtures with unknown composition are used in the formulation, the ...

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ADR | April 26, 2019

Traffic police and traffic inspectors in Slovenia are checking if the cargo, transported by your drivers, is secured against movement. Quite recently, a driver carrying dangerous goods in limited quantities (small packaging units) was ...

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SDS | April 24, 2019
Author: Ana Pavčič

What elements must a label include? Are there any rules you must take into consideration when it comes to their application? I apologize if these two questions seem obvious to you, but we get them so often I decided to write a short email ...

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SDS | April 19, 2019
Author: Bojan Dimic

Here are 7 things I suspect anyone interested in Safety Data Sheets - or better results - may find helpful.  Information contained in the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) is confidential. Absolutely not. This is still one of the top false &...

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UFI / PCN | April 18, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

Since the date of enforcement of the PCN and UFI system is approaching, and the ECHA as well as other chemicals offices have not provided extensive information yet, clients frequently ask us how to most appropriately prepare for the system...

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ADR | April 18, 2019

As of 1 July 2019 a new transport document format will have to be used for the transport of small quantities of dangerous goods as per section 1.1.3.6 of ADR (to 1000 points).   ADR 2019 determines:  "In the case of intended ...

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SDS | April 17, 2019

The response to our post about labels was surprising and positive at the same time. We have received many requests to prepare a similar list of the most frequent mistakes for safety data sheets or SDSs in short. Below, you can find the list...

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UFI / PCN | February 13, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

Here is the presentation I held at the BENS event on 21st of November 2018 regarding the upcoming changes to providing information to poison centres.   I hope it helps you in preparing for the fast-approaching deadlines...

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SDS | February 13, 2019
Author: Ana Pavčič

Methanol is a frequent element used in liquids for windshield cleaning or defrosting (CAS 67-56-1, EC 200-659-6), and it will be subject to certain restrictions in the near future. As of 9 May 2019, the REACH Regulation 1906/2007 (Annex ...

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Biocides | February 6, 2019
Author: Urška Poje

What is a biocidal product? How can I determine if a product is a biocide or cosmetics product? What are legal obligations when it comes to biocides? What is the difference between authorization and notification of biocidal product during ...

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SDS | February 5, 2019
Author: Bojan Dimic

There's tons of sales-slaughters, but here's 7 frighteningly common ones that involve SDSs: Safety data sheets which don't get done properly – let alone are continuously updated. Updates of SDSs take ages costing you time, energy and...

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REACH | February 5, 2019
Author: Vid Čopi

Here is the link to the presentation I gave at a BENS event on November 21st 2018 on REACH, summarising the upcoming dossier evaluation process and describing cases in which a company's status as a manufacturer or importer of ...

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SDS | February 4, 2019
Author: Ana Pavčič

I would like to share with you my presentation, which I held at the last BENS event in November 2018. In it I have gathered the most important information about labelling and packaging of hazardous chemicals. I hope you find it useful...

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SDS | February 1, 2019

Doing a good job makes clients happy. And communicating with them – also providing information that is not always sales related – shows you care. So, here’s a list of seven common mistakes virtually everyone makes when it ...

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SDS | January 21, 2019

Today's post is related to one of the most common questions I get: “How can I quickly check if SDSs we get are any good?” To be honest, for more years I care to admit we have tried to determine what makes a good SDS. Not based ...

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SDS UFI / PCN | December 6, 2018
Author: Vid Čopi

One of the elements used by the ECHA to unify information about chemical products, is the European Product Categorisation System, referred to as the EuPCS. The EuPCS is used to describe the intended use of a mixture for which a PCN ...

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SDS | December 3, 2018
Author: Urška Poje

Laundry washing capsules are liquid household detergents kept in single-use soluble packaging, because when in contact with water the capsules dissolve. They can be purchased at almost any household cleaning agents shop department. They ...

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UFI / PCN | November 5, 2018
Author: Vid Čopi

Most questions I receive to my inbox are connected to transmission of information about 100% chemical composition of hazardous mixtures and the safety of this sensitive information transmission. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has ...

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UFI / PCN | October 17, 2018
Author: Vid Čopi

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) recently published some new information with regard to the Poison Centre Notification. Before taking a look at what this means for you (and us), let's repeat briefly what PCN is. It is a procedure where ...

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UFI / PCN | October 4, 2018

Two weeks ago, we published the first article in the series of articles regarding new developments in chemical legislation; i.e. related to the UFI code. I soon received many responses in connection to this subject to my e-mail address. As ...

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SDS | October 3, 2018
Author: Bojan Dimic

Years ago, I worked for a very successful consulting company.  We worked crazy hours. The pressure was tremendous. We were just cogs delivering results in the shortest time possible.  I still remember the blackboard where ...

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UFI / PCN | October 2, 2018
Author: Vid Čopi

Imagine the following situation. A child finds a hazardous chemical and consumes it. The parents take the child immediately to the doctor and show him the packaging of the chemical that their child consumed. The doctor tries to read ...

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SDS | September 27, 2018
Author: Bojan Dimic

I heard my father often say. I couldn’t quite understand it at the time. But I now more and more realize how right he was. I often come out of meetings, where people are nodding, even cheering for a solution that would help them ...

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UFI / PCN | September 25, 2018
Author: Vid Čopi

The UFI code alone has no value. PCN has to be performed for every specific UFI code. PCN (Poison Centre Notification) is the procedure of notification used by a company to report information about a hazardous mixture in the common European...

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UFI / PCN | September 20, 2018

Today, we're starting a series of short blogs about a novelty that will be introduced gradually, but it will enter into force on 1 January 2020 for consumer chemicals. This is a novelty in the field of hazardous mixtures labelling. We have ...

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SDS | September 18, 2018

This is the second part of the article, where I'm busting the myths about safety data sheets (SDS) and labels, which many believe are true. However, they are simply not. Here are the first three myths from Part 1: #1: Only inspectors read ...

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SDS | September 13, 2018

Here are the 7 myths about safety data sheets (SDSs) and labels, which I frequently hear and which are considered to be true. However, they are not. Since there are too many myths for one article, let me share today with you the first 3 (...

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SDS | August 27, 2018

Today, I would like to share with you the remaining three answers to 6 FAQs that I get asked every day. If you missed the first part of this post, you can read it here (link). Now, let's focus on the remaining three questions and answers...

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SDS | August 22, 2018

Recently, I have received 6 questions about safety data sheets. Since the answers are quite extensive, I would like to share with you the first three of them. And the next three will be answered in a couple of days ... When does a ...

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SDS ADR Biocides REACH | July 19, 2018
Author: Bojan Dimic

According to the Bisnode financial analyses for 2018, BENS Consulting belongs to the top 5.7% of the best business entities in Slovenia. In other words, credit rating excellence was reached only by 9,773 companies out of the 171,786 ...

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SDS | May 3, 2018
Author: Bojan Dimic

I just returned from two business meetings. What caught my attention is their different stories on how they approach clients. You must be thinking what does that have to do with safety data sheets? As you'll see more than you think. Both ...

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SDS | April 3, 2018

Any company that wants to sell HAZARDOUS chemicals in the Slovenian market must obtain a licence to trade in chemicals. The licence may be obtained if the company meets the following conditions: It must be registered in Slovenia (...

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SDS | March 13, 2018

On February 1, 2018, the 8th amendment to CLP Regulation no. 1272/2008 entered into force. It sets forth that by the end of the transition period - January 31, 2020 - all safety data sheets and labels must be updated with the new H and P ...

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SDS ADR Biocides REACH | October 24, 2017
Author: Bojan Dimic

According to the Bisnode financial analyses for 2017, BENS Consulting belongs to the top 6.8% of the best business entities in Slovenia. In other words, credit rating excellence was reached only by 11,440 companies out of the 167,703 ...

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ADR | September 26, 2017

The significance of detail during ADR transports is evident from the following story. A company was transporting goods – dangerous as well as non-dangerous goods according to the ADR – using a transport vehicle that could only ...

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SDS | September 19, 2017

The safety data sheet is a chemical’s identity card.  This means that the safety data sheet includes all information related to the chemical: basic information about the chemical (name, code, supplier), chemical composition, ...

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ADR | September 14, 2017

This is one of the most common questions in my everyday conversations. There is a simple way to make sure, whether your product is dangerous goods for transport. Document that will help you is the safety data sheet (SDS). In the section &...

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SDS | September 12, 2017

One of the most common error is not to provide consistency of the safety data sheet and label contents. This is also one of the first elements that an inspector will verify. He or she will simply take or ask for a product, review the label ...

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SDS | September 6, 2017

The answer is written in the Guidance on the compilation of safety data sheets (SDS): “In all cases, suppliers of a substance or a mixture which requires a safety data sheet have the responsibility for its contents, even though they ...

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ADR | August 31, 2017

Last month, company A from Ljubljana (capital city of Slovenia), which sells special cleaning agents, received a smaller order from Ptuj. The company does not have its own vans or field sales specialists; therefore, they outsourced the ...

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SDS | August 29, 2017

Basically, it applies that all information, regardless of the origin of the safety data sheet (SDS), is written in the document in accordance with the legislation. However, the form or manner of quoting information can vary depending on the...

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ADR | August 7, 2017

What happens when concealment during the transport of hazardous goods (ADR) does not pay off, can be demonstrated by the following example.  To evade payment of ADR transport fees, a company hid the goods to be transported abroad in ...

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SDS | August 1, 2017

Primarily, this depends on your intentions and goals. In fact, you can conceal them but you cannot hide them. Based on our many years of experience, I can assure you that your competition has all of your Safety Data Sheets. This is a fact. ...

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SDS | July 31, 2017

We often come across the myth that some information contained in the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) is confidential. A basic rule applies. No confidentiality may be imposed on information that should be included in the Safety Data Sheet. Only one...

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SDS | July 28, 2017

For whom is the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) intended? Why do we prepare it? Does it have to be prepared? First, let’s have a look at what the guidelines say on this subject: SDS must provide comprehensive information on a substance or ...

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