Compilation of the safety data sheet – Basic version Europe
On the basis of the REACH and CLP Regulation
For the delivery of substances and mixtures in Europe, we produce safety data sheets pursuant to Article 31 of the REACH Regulation The basis for this is the GHS (Globally Harmonized System). For mixtures, you can choose whether you want to compile a safety data sheet in accordance with the Preparations Directive (1999/45/EC) or already in accordance with the CLP Regulation. If required or necessary, we also compile the extended Safety Data Sheet (eSDS) with the corresponding exposure scenarios.
If you do not know which exposure scenarios are relevant for your supply chain, do not hesitate to use our Expo Survey Tool.
We compile a SDS for Europe as a basic version in English or German.
Substance eSDS (extended Safety Data Sheet)
Substances and mixtures may only be brought onto the market if the risk assessment has shown that the use of the substance involves no risk or that the risk has been eliminated through mitigation measures and the definition of processing or treatment conditions. The conditions and the risk mitigation measures are summarised on the basis of the risk assessment in the chemical safety report. According to REACH Article 31, the registrant and each downstream user must pass on the information relating to conditions and risk mitigation measures (exposure scenario) in the supply chain. For this purpose, the registrant must pass on this information as an annex to the SDS. The players further down the supply chain can also optionally integrate this information in the SDS. This information is an integral component of the safety data sheet and needs to be updated accordingly and provided in the national languages. Failure to comply with these requirements is punishable by financial penalties according to the upcoming Regulation on chemical sanctions.
KFT compiles the extended safety data sheets for you on the basis of the chemical safety report and/or on the basis of the supplier material safety data sheets. A harmonisation is carried out in the event of supplier-related deviation. When in doubt, clarification can be sought from the supplier (KFT Control & Care).
It is not always obvious which uses are required by the downstream supply chain. With the help of the KFT Use Survey, we can determine the required exposure scenarios.
eSDS mixtures (extended Safety Data Sheet)
REACH is a substance regulation. According to REACH, no registrations are necessary for mixtures, nor is a risk assessment for mixtures necessary. REACH Article 31 (7) requires that each downstream user includes the identified uses and exposure scenarios when drawing up its own safety data sheet. The associations and the European Network on Exposure Scenarios (ENES) have come up with different solutions to this demand. It is possible to provide the exposure scenarios of the ingredients in full. It is also possible to pass on the exposure scenarios of the substances that are responsible for the risk. A separate mixture exposure scenario can be developed. In the last step of the supply chain, prior to use in the consumer sector, the best solution is probably to directly include the information on the exposure scenarios in the safety data sheet.
We can advise you which solution offers the best and cheapest alternative in your case. We then compile the appropriate extended safety data sheets for mixtures.