Don’t Get Caught Out by the CLP Legislation Changes.

Take control with the Compress LP4 Digital Label Printer.

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Thanks to our Compress LP4 toner based label printer you do not have to worry about being caught out come 1st June next year when the CLP legislation comes into effect. Our highly durable, BS5609 approved, digital label printer is tailor made for the Chemical industry and eliminates costly plate charges when making changes to existing labels. It’s as simple as dropping in new text or pictograms to existing artwork and clicking print. A much more cost effective and efficient way than having to buy plates every time a legislation change comes about, I’m sure you will agree.

What is CLP?

CLP Regulation or CLP as it is now known is the new EU legislation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures. It is being brought in to replace the old DPD classification system currently in use. CLP has been designed to provide a system to characterise the hazardous properties of substances and mixtures and ensure that such information is communicated consistently through the supply chain.

CLP pictogram

Who is affected and when?

The CLP Legislation is directly applicable to suppliers who manufacture, import, use or distribute chemical substances and mixtures. A substance or mixture contained in packaging has to be labelled according to the CLP rules where:

The substance or mixture is classified as hazardous

A mixture, even if not classified as hazardous, is addressed in Part 2 of Annex II to CLP.

CLP Label

In cases where a mixture has already been classified, labelled and packaged according to CLP before 1 June 2015, only the CLP label shall appear, and not the label according to DPD.

The deadline for mixture classification, incorporating labelling and packaging is 1st June 2015 according to the CLP rules.

 CLP act now

Don’t Panic!!  How can Impression Technology Europe help?

The LP4 also gives you complete control over the switch. Many commercial digital printers will be inundated by orders for last minute changes and it is widely forecast that backlogs will occur. By adding the LP4 to your company you can avoid this and any last minute panics, not to mention giving yourself a print to demand service for the future. See the LP4 in action here. Keep Clam

Affordable in House Printing Enables You to Take Control

These changes are not just replacing one set of pictograms with another. There is a lot more to it. One of the key areas is a significant increase in the amount of information that will have to appear on a label. With your own LP4 digital label printer you can organize your labels into different languages for different countries and print what you want, when you want. It’s all so simple.  

LF3 Digital Finisher – Providing you with the Complete Digital Solution

By adding the Eclipse LF3 Digital label finisher you can cut whatever size or shape of label you need, all in house, providing you with a complete digital solution at very affordable price.

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Contact us to find out more.

Impression Technology Europe, the simple choice for CLP.

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