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The CEFIC Chemical Industry Report 2018

The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has recently released its Chemical Industry Report for 2018. The Cefic Facts & Figures provides an overview of the trends in the chemical industry …

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Lithium Battery Label Update 2019

The New Lithium Battery handling labels and shipping marks have been effective, under changes to the IATA dangerous goods transport regulations, since 1st Jan 2017. However, under the latest 60th …

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The Toxic Gas Label

Toxic Gases – CLASS 2.3 Toxic gases are classified as dangerous goods (class 2.3) and though each mode of transport, (air, sea, road, rail and inland waterway) has its own …

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Hibiscus at CHEMUK 2019

CHEMUK2019: UK Chemical Industries Supply Chain Expo & Open Conference Hibiscus has secured a stand at the new 2 day expo – CHEMUK 2019. This is a brand new UK …

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EU Publishes 13th ATP to CLP

The European Commission has published amendments to the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP). This is the 13th adaptation to technical and scientific progress …

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New EU Guide on Poison Centre Notifications

  ECHA has just published a guidance document for companies submitting online notifications to poison centres. The guide, entitled: How to Prepare and Submit Information to Poison Centres, is available in English …

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The Live Animal Label

The Live Animal Label from Hibiscus Plc Responsibilities Every person involved with the commercial transport of animals has a responsibility as appropriate to their role in planning, organising, and carrying …

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ECHA Poison Centre Q&A Update

Poison Centre Q&A update ECHA (the European Chemicals Agency) has increased the content of the question and answer section of its poison centres website. This is in light of its …

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New CLP Poison Centre Requirements

Chemical products containing hazardous substances are expected to be safe when used according to instructions, however, adverse health effects due to accidents, inappropriate use or intentional misuse result in many calls being …

Hibiscus at Surfex 2018

Hibiscus at Surfex 2018   Hibiscus will be showcasing its latest regulatory compliance solutions for product labelling and safety data sheet authoring at Surfex 2018. Our experts will be on hand to …

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Class 5 Labels & Placards

The class 5 labels & placards Class 5 Dangerous Goods There are two sub-divisions for Class 5 Dangerous Goods: Class 5.1 Oxidizing substances Oxidizing substances are those which, while in …

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Laser Sheet Labels

Laser Sheet Labels Printing your own labels can be a convenient and cost-effective solution to chemical and hazardous goods labelling. Hibiscus Plc produces a large selection of polyethylene and paper …

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The Class 2, Gas Label & Placard

  The EU has passed numerous directives and regulations to help keep people safe when using and transporting potentially hazardous gases and there are long-standing treaties such as ADR and RID that …

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EU Inspectors to Investigate Safety Data Sheets

  Safety Data Sheets are currently under scrutiny due to the launch of ECHA’s fifth and sixth REACH Enforcement Projects. Both projects involve EU Member States inspectors checking the quality and accuracy of SDSs throughout …

Sober for October, Update

Team Hibiscus are officially Soberheroes! Sober for October 2017, is finally over and we made it to the very end without so much as a sniff. There were 78,100 participants …

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Class 6 Labels | Toxic Labels

Class 6 labels (toxic labels) are used for the identification of toxic and infectious substances during transportation. WHAT ARE CLASS 6 Dangerous Goods? Class 6 dangerous goods cover toxic and …

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This Way Up Labels

This Way Up labels available from Stock-Xpress. This Way Up labels are a type of handling and shipping instruction label that appear in the dangerous goods regulations for road (ADR), …

The Fumigation Warning Sign

The Fumigation Warning Sign (ADR/RID) Shipping containers are frequently transported under live fumigation in order to preserve or sterilise cargo that may contain soil, plants or plant material. The fumigation …