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Kako se lahko prepričate, da so prejeti varnostni listi res izdelani v skladu z Uredbo 878/2020?

In the last two months, I have reviewed 118 Safety Data Sheets to determine if they comply with Regulation 878/2020 or current legislation.

I have found that some errors are repeated consistently - here are the 6 most common mistakes:

  • Safety Data Sheets do not contain information on the presence of endocrine disruptors (Sections 2.3, 11, 12).
  • They do not include specific limit concentrations, ATE values, M factors for individual substances in Section 3.2.
  • Inconsistent/insufficient Section 9 (e.g. no information on particle properties).
  • Inadequate chapter and subchapter titles in Section 11 and 12.
  • Inappropriate Section 14 (No "Bulk transport by sea in accordance with IMO instruments" section).
  • Very often, Safety Data Sheets are not compliant with Slovenian legislation. Section 8 does not specify current Slovenian standards for personal protective equipment and Slovenian limit values for occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Let these 6 points be your basic checklist for reviewing new or recently received safety data sheets.

If you're interested in finding out how you can check whether your safety data sheets comply with Commission Regulation 878/2020 in less than a minute, then this tip is just right for you.

If you have any questions about the compliance of safety data sheets, simply email me at


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