Turkey has published the implementation of TR-CLP (SEA) in Turkish Official Gazette with number 28848 on 11 December 2013. As with the EU CLP Regulation, there will be a transition period prior to the regulation coming into force as of 1 June 2016.
The obligations of chemical manufacturers and importers for classification, labeling and notifications are:
01/June/2014 - 30/June/2015 - Notification to the Turkish C&L inventory starting 1 June 2014 and ending 1 June 2015 for substances placed on the market, either on their own or in a mixture before 1 June 2015. -Substances placed on the market after this date would have to be notified within one month
01/June/2015 - 30/June/2016 - Substances classification and labelling according to the new regulation is obligatory as of 1 June 2015 and for mixtures as of 30 June 2016; a two-year transition period for the products already on the market prior to this date will apply. - A unique point in the Turkish CLP (SEA) implementation as defined in article 41 of the regulation, is for the protection of CBI in that exporters to Turkey may address their importers C&L notification obligations through a Turkish appointed Legal Representative.
- Notifications will be done for all hazardous substances by not considering the annual import volumes even if it is imported 1 kg per year.
- Hazardous Polymers are in scope.
-Substances which are present a concentration above 0,1 % weight by weight (w/w) in those articles and which:
a) are classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic to reproduction, category 1A,1B or category 2,or
b) show persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) properties, or
c) very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) properties, or
d) substances — such as those having endocrine disrupting properties or those having persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic properties or very persistent and very bioaccumulative properties, which do not fulfil the criteria of points (b) or (c) — for which there is scientific evidence of probable serious effects to human health or the environment which give rise to an equivalent level of concern to those of other substances listed in points (a) to (c).
You can find the English Version of TR-CLP Regulation text as linked in here.
Turkey CLP Regulation Services
DorukSistem provides global regulatory expertise by helping companies exporting products to Turkey with identifying their TR-CLP (SEA) regulatory obligations, and will be preparing C&L notifications for submission to the Turkish Competent Authority (provided group notification will be permitted).
DorukSistem also offers full declaration support and a consulting strategy and training package to support companies in meeting the CLP (SEA) compliance requirements.
Turkish Chemical Regulation Services
DorukSistem’s experts can assist you step-by-step with the process of meeting all your obligations to comply with the Turkish Chemicals Regulation.
DorukSistem regulatory services include:
- Only Representative Services
- Strategy and consulting services
- Assessment of your company’s regulatory obligations
- Preparation of data requirements and documentation for notification (including determination of physicochemical, toxicological, and eco-toxicological characteristics of substances if required)
- Submission of notifications in the format required
- Liaison with Turkish authorities where required
- Act as 'Turkish Representative’ on the behalf of non-Turkish operators
- Regulatory corporate training
Please contact for further information you need and/or for DorukSistem Only Representative Services for Turkey.
*SEA : Abbreviation for CLP in Turkish