UFI notifications: Interministerial Decree of 1 April 2021 . Transition from the dangerous preparations archive to the PCN notification system.

The interministerial decree of 1 April 2021 has been published. This decree establishes the transition of the hazardous preparations archive to the notification of poison centres. This means that from 1 April 2021 the transmission of dangerous substances will have to be made through the Chemicals Agency portal (PCN portal of ECHA).

In summary, the decree stipulates the following.

  1. Dangerous mixtures for consumer and professional use from 1 January 2021 must be notified according to Annex VIII of the CLP Regulation through the portal ECHA PCN.
  2. Hazardous mixtures for industrial use must be notified by 1 January 2024.
  3. All information can be submitted in English or Italian.
    The submission obligation is considered fulfilled after validation by ECHA and receipt by ECHA.
  4. Non-hazardous detergents will still have to be notified to the EMN NCP.
  5. The annual fee must be paid to the ISS as reported on the website (https://preparatipericolosi.iss.it/) and is €50.
  6. In the Safety Data Sheet SDS it is possible to add in section 1.4 free of charge the telephone numbers of poison centres suitable to accept information in case of health emergency. A list of such poison centres can be found in the decree.

List of poison centres to be listed in section 1.4 of the safety data sheet

1. Poison Centre, Azienda Ospedaliera “Antonio Cardarelli”, III Service of Anaesthesia and Reanimation, via Antonio Cardarelli 9, Naples;

2. Poison Control Center, Careggi University Hospital, O.U. Medical Toxicology, via Largo Brambilla 3, Florence;

3. Centro Antiveleni, Centro Nazionale d’Informazione Toxicologica, IRCCS Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri Clinica del Lavoro e della Re riabilitazione, via Salvatore Maugeri 10, Pavia;

4. Poison Control Centre, Niguarda Ca’ Grande Hospital, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3, Milan;

5. Poison Center, “Papa Giovanni XXIII” Hospital, Clinical Toxicology, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, piazza OMS 1, Bergamo;

6. Poison Control Center, Policlinico “Umberto I”, PRGM Emergency Toxicology, viale del Policlinico 155, Roma;

7. Centro Antiveleni del Policlinico “Agostino Gemelli”, Servizio di Toxicologia Clinico, largo Agostino Gemelli 8, Roma;

8. Poison Centre, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Riuniti, viale Luigi Pinto 1, Foggia;

9. Poison Centre, Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, Department of Emergency and Acceptance DEA, piazza Sant’Onofrio 4, Rome;

10. Poison Centre of the Integrated University Hospital (AOUI) of Verona, Borgo Trento site, piazzale Aristide Stefani, 1 – 37126 Verona”.

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