In detail:

  • the REACH regulations, regarding the recording, assessment, authorisation and restriction of chemical substances
  • the CLP regulations, regarding the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and blends
  • Eni’s commitment to product safety
  • link to the web site for access to Safety Data Profiles

The two regulations governing product safety

European and extra-European legislation obliges companies to assess the risks related to the production, import, marketing and use of substances and blends across the entire the supply chain and to take all necessary steps to manage any risks identified. The currently recognized legislation in the field of product safety has been merged at the European level in two regulations: the REACH Regulations and CLP Regulations.

REACH Regulations

Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), applies to the manufacture, placing on the market or use of substances, as such or in preparations or as articles and aims to ensure the highest level of protection for human health and the environment, including the promotion of alternative methods for the assessment of hazards of such substances. 

CLP Regulations

Regulations Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and Council of 16 December 2008 on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and blends, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC and amending Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 harmonizing the criteria for classification of substances and blends, and the rules on the labelling and packaging of hazardous substances and blends.

Eni’s role and commitment to safety

All Eni companies recognise the importance pursue the objectives of the REACH regulations which aim to ensure the highest level of protection of health and the environment. Its general principles are already part of Eni’s commitment to sustainability and are an integral part of our culture and our history. Representatives of Eni actively participate in working groups of the European Trade Associations, the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) and CONCAWE to respect the directives, develop guidelines for the industry and prepare everything necessary to ensure regulatory compliance and the proper management of products. Eni has been appropriately structured and put in place plans for internal training in order to respond promptly to all requirements, also adopting IT systems for the storage, consultation and management of all materials relating to the products themselves.
It has also set up a web portal for the consultation of Safety Data Sheets accessible to anyone who may require to do so.

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