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Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP)

The Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation ((EC) No 1272/2008) is based on the United Nations’ Globally Harmonised System (GHS) and its purpose is to ensure a high level of protection of health and the environment, as well as the free movement of substances, mixtures and articles.

The CLP Regulation amended the Dangerous Substances Directive (67/548/EEC (DSD)), the Dangerous Preparations Directive (1999/45/EC (DPD)) and Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH), and since 1 June 2015, is the only legislation in force in the EU for classification and labelling of substances and mixtures.

Terviseamet/Health Board is a Competent Authority for REACH in Estonia


CLP Helpdesk in Estonia



Terviseamet/Health Board
Department of Chemicals Safety
Paldiski mnt 81, 10614 Tallinn
Email: [email protected]


CLP in detail