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ECHA Says CLP Substance Notifications Topped 100,000 - Not 24,000

4:34 AM MST | January 18, 2011 | Alex Scott

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), says that the 3.1 million Classification and Labelling and packaging (CLP) notifications that it received by the January 3 deadline relate to a total of 107,067 substances and not 24,529, as the agency had initially calculated.   ECHA says it has updated the number because “a small number of bulk files were incorrectly counted as single substances, while in fact they contained notifications for many distinct substances.” The discrepancy was identified during the initial analysis of the submitted...

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