|Legal name||Council Directive 67/548/EEC of 27 June 1967 on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances / Amended by the Council Directive 92/32/EEC of 30 April 1992|
|Short name||Dangerous Substances Classification Directive|
|Issued by||European Council|
|URL to issuer||http://ec.europa.eu/environment/dansub/h...|
|Parent legislative instrument|
|Abstract||The aim of the Directive is to harmonize national measures on classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances. The 7th amendment of 1992, in particular required that the principles of risk assessment for 'new' substances be laid down. It further introduced the 'sole representative' in the notification system, and added the Safety Data Sheet as a hazard communication facility for the professional user.|
|DG Env review of reporting theme||Chemicals|
The Directive is permanently updated. Until February 2003 it has been amended 9 times and adapted to technical progress 28 times. The seventh amendment of the directive, 92/32/EEC (Celex no. 31992L0032) replaces article 1-23 of the directive and lay down the reporting requirements.
Besides the reporting obligations included here, Member States have a number of obligations of informing the Commission and other Member States.