Update to regulation- July 2018

Updated published Regulation (EU) 2017/997 defines a Europe-wide approach to the assessment of HP14 Ecotoxic using the H400 hazard statement codes. This change will come into force on the 5th July 2018.

Inline with the change the four UK Environment Agencies has published WM3 version 1.1. The CAT-WASTE Soil assessment tool is currently in the process of being updating to reflect the change to the assessment of HP14, namely using the H400 series of hazard statements instead of the superseded R50 series of risk phrases. The update is anticipated to be completed to reflect the action date above.

If you have any queries regarding your data and the change guidance please contact us.