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CIRS to Talk in the Free Webinar Hosted by Royal Society of Chemistry: How Research Organizations Can Ensure Compliance with the GHS CLP Chemical Regulation

original article from CIRS

May 28, 2:00pm – 3:00pm GMT

Part one of a two part webinar series covers what to expect now that the 1 June deadline has passed

Research labs typically have thousands of chemicals on site, many of which are hazardous materials. Each of these will require compliance with the latest revisions in ECHA’s CLP Classification, Labeling and Packaging of substances and mixtures regulation. These revisions align with the UN’s Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Chemical Classification and Labeling, and require all hazardous chemicals on site to have a new GHS-compliant label and an updated Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

Hosted and moderated by the Royal Society of Chemistry, this webinar will discuss the requirements, and provide helpful tips for how to comply as well as how to ensure your hazardous chemical inventory management is safe and the data accurate.

Managing Director for Ireland’s Chemical Inspection and Regulation Services Ltd. (CIRS), Louise Halpin, will discuss the new GHS and CLP requirements concerning chemical labels and SDSs, including strategies for compliance. She will be joined by BIOVIA’s Anne Sefried who will discuss how technology enables both lab and EH&S professionals to seamlessly integrate processes and workflows associated with hazardous chemical and SDS management to ensure conformance to CLP/GHS regulatory requirements.


Louise Halpin, Managing Director, Chemical Inspection and Regulation Services Ltd (CIRS)
Louise Halpin holds an honours degree in Medicinal Chemistry and an honours postgraduate diploma in Education from Trinity College Dublin. With over eight years experience as a regulatory consultant, she has much expertise on global chemical regulation, its implementation and related enforcement measures.
Anne Sefried, Field Applications Engineer, BIOVIA
Anne Sefried leverages her application expertise at BIOVIA to assist organizations in optimizing their chemical inventory management activities. Anne graduated from Chapman University with a B.S. in Computer Information Systems.


Attendees will learn:

  • The requirements of GHS and the CLP regulation
  • How to understand the new chemical classifications and labeling requirements
  • How to understand and review the new Safety Data Sheets
  • Strategies for ensuring CLP compliance
  • Solutions that integrate chemical and SDS management with laboratory systems


Who should attend:

  • EHS Managers, Directors, Executives
  • Health & Safety Managers, Directors
  • Risk and Regulatory Compliance Managers
  • Environmental Protection Officers
  • Safety Engineers, Managers, Directors
  • Laboratory Managers, Supervisors and Directors



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