Switzerland | Annexes 2 and 3 of the Ordinance on Protection against Dangerous Substances and Preparations (Chemicals Ordinance; ChemO)
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Annexes 2 and 3 of the Ordinance on Protection against Dangerous Substances and Preparations (Chemicals Ordinance; ChemO)
Annex 2: The technical regulations for the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and preparations will be updated and thus adapted to technical progress in the EU (19th and 20th ATP of the EU CLP Regulation): For two groups of substances (borates/ ethylhexanoic acid and its salts), stricter criteria for classification with regard to reprotoxicity (additivity principle) are to be introduced.
Annex 3: Ten substances are included in the candidate list of substance of very high concern. This listing triggers information obligations along the supply chain.
Notifying member: Switzerland
Protection of the environment (TBT); Protection of human health or safety (TBT); Consumer information, labelling (TBT); National security requirements (TBT); Harmonization (TBT); Reducing trade barriers and facilitating trade (TBT)