On August 23, 2021, the Official List of Classification of Substances (hereinafter “List”) was published in the Official Gazette by Exempt Resolution No. 777, dated August 16, 2021, of the Ministry of Health, according to the provisions of article sixth of DS No. 57/2019 of the Ministry of Health, which approves the Regulation on Classification, Labeling and Notification of Chemical Substances and Hazardous Mixtures (hereinafter the “Regulation”).
In this regard, the List sets forth the hazard classes and categories of such substances, according to the following items: (i) Chemical name; (ii) CAS Number; (iii) Classification, hazard class and category codes; (iv) Classification, hazard indication codes; (v) Specific concentration limits, M and ETA factors; (vi) Notes related to the identification, classification and labeling of substances; and, (vii) Notes related to the classification and labeling of mixtures.
The above should be considered as referential when classifying chemical substances. Likewise, manufacturers and importers must prove the classification of substances not included in this list according to the provisions of Titles II and III of the Regulation.
Finally, for the classification of mixtures, the classification of the substances listed and classified in this resolution shall be used as a basis, without prejudice to the provisions of Articles 6 and 7 of the Regulation.