In brief, what has changed regarding the chemical regulations in Turkey?

Briefly previously there were no Turkish Chemicals Inventory. As MoEF aims to align local regulations to EU and UN directives especially about the chemicals a fast adaption process has been projected. With in this project MoEF prepares and issues directives regarding the produced and imported chemicals.

These Regulations can be summarised as :

SDS Directive of 27092

Chemical Control and Inventory directive

Classification Labelling and Packing of the Dangreous cehmicals and preparations .


Those directives are issued on December 2008 and comes in to force on 26 December 2009.
And also there are progresses about the directives which are already in the pipeline as :


CLP/ GHS Harmonisation

REACH implementation

Cosmetics directive

Detergents directive