Classification of consumer products under the EU CLP Regulation: what to consider when caring for contact dermatitis patients.
- Peter Elsner
Contact Dermatitis 2017 Nov 17. Epub 2017 Nov 17.
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Jena, 07743, Jena, Germany.
Possibly hazardous chemical substances and mixtures need to be clearly and correctly classified and labelled, in order for their hazards to be properly identified and communicated. As dermatologists may encounter cases of harm to patients induced by chemicals, such as chemical burns, and irritant and allergic contact dermatitis, it is essential for them to be aware of the EU CLP Regulation and its potential pitfalls. Manufacturers are required by CLP to classify their products according to the rules given in the CLP Regulation. Read More