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SDS | 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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SDS | 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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SDS | 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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SDS | 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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SDS | 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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SDS | 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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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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