Our services related to PCN notification and UFI generation

MSDS-Europe – Services related to UFI / PCN notification

 

Our services related to PCN notification have been framed in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/542 and its amendments. Our goal is to provide the highest level of professional service for those who are obliged to notification.

 

Consultancy services, training*

Online training, 4 hours

Theoretical and practical training for employees who will be able to submit notifications and handle the company’s whole “UFI strategy” on their own.

Online training, 2 x 4 hours

Acquiring practical skills for the use of PCN notification portal. Appropriate theoretical knowledge is required (provisions of Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/542).

Online training, 4 hours

*: Services marked with an asterisk are only available in English and Hungarian languages.

 

Expert support service*

*: Services marked with an asterisk are only available in English and Hungarian languages.

 

Our services related to PCN notification

PCN basic training

Preparatory, theoretical training

4 hours + 1 hour support

This training is recommended for those companies who has to submit their products in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/542 and who considers it necessary to learn the appropriate theoretical background.

Topics of the basic training

  • Explanation of the provisions of the Regulation
  • Assistance for the correct interpretation and for understanding the context
  • Discussion of obligations
  • Collection of necessary data and documents
  • Providing support for strategic planning
  • Advice on keeping the notification up-to-date
  • Providing basic (theoretical) training on the expected tasks to the assigned colleague
  • We will also prepare an action plan and propose solution to any problems that may arise with the notification, based on the information provided during the consultation
  • Consultation and answering the arising questions at the end of the training

The training is provided online following a prior assessment of needs. After the training, a 1-hour Support service is provided free of charge.

PCN administration training

Complex theoretical and practical skills

This training is recommended for those companies who would like to ensure the appropriate theoretical and practical training of their employees submitting the notification so they can independently manage the company’s PCN notification.

2-day training – 2 * 4 hours + 5 hours of support

Topics of the training

  • Explanation of the provisions of the Regulation ((EU) 2017/542 Regulation)
  • Specifying the exceptions and exemptions
  • Assessment of product portfolio and the markets
  • Defining the mixtures required for notification
  • Revising product documentation, checking safety data sheets (composition, classification)
  • Specifying mixture in mixtures (MIM)
  • Defining product categories (EUPCs)
  • Development of a product portfolio notification strategy
  • Explanation of the functions of ECHA’s cloud-based PCN notification portal
  • Steps of preparing a PCN dossier
  • Submission of a PCN dossier
  • Explanation of test environment of the ECHA Submission portal
  • Preparation of test notifications, together with the expert and then independently by the participants
  • Evaluation of the test notifications, answering the questions
  • Advice on keeping the notification up-to-date

 

Structure of the training

Day 1 (4 hours)

On the first day of the training, we explain the theoretical and practical background of the notification. Our expert helps understanding the context through examples, and after discussing the product portfolio of the company, he helps to develop a notification strategy. In the second part of the day, the expert demonstrates the use of the PCN notification portal step-by-step. At the end of the day, the arising questions will be answered.

Day 2 (4 hours)

The program of the second day will be completed at a mutually agreed time. The participants will submit notifications on the test environment of the ECHA Submission portal with the continuous support of our expert while discussing the arising questions. As the part of the service, after completing the training, our expert will be available for answering the theoretical questions related to the notification as well as solving the problems with the use of the notification portal (Support).

The training is provided online following a prior assessment of needs. After the training, a 5-hour Support service is provided free of charge

PCN notification portal training

PCN notification in practice, step-by-step

Acquiring practical skills for using individually the PCN notification portal

This training is recommended for companies who know that their employees have already have the required theoretical knowledge and are able to understand correctly the PCN regulation but not confident in using the notification portal in practice.

4 hours + 2 hours of support

Topics of the training

  • Explanation of the functions of ECHA’s cloud-based PCN notification portal
  • Steps of preparing a PCN dossier
  • Submission of a PCN dossier
  • Explanation of test environment of the ECHA Submission portal
  • Preparation of test notifications, together with the expert and then independently by the participants
  • Evaluation of the test notifications, answering the questions
  • Providing reminder notes

The training is provided online following a prior assessment of needs. After the training, a 2-hour Support service is provided free of charge


PCN Support service

Immediate assistance during the notification process

This training is recommended for those companies who would like to manage the tasks related to the PCN notification on their own, but, if necessary, they would like to have some professional help.

Our Support service has an hourly fee during which we help our Clients via Zoom application to solve the problems arising in the notification process.

Our service, besides the continuous availability, is also provided in a contractual form for a monthly fee, designed for the special needs of the company.

Notification of mixtures via the PCN portal

In accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/542, the notification of hazardous mixtures falling under the scope of Annex VIII of the CLP Regulation is based on the data provided to us via the PCN portal (Cloud-based IUCLID).

For specific requirements or large volume orders, please contact our customer service for providing the best solution for your needs.

The service contains the followings:

  • Generation and validation (if needed) of UFI
  • Determining the concentration range of the ingredients
  • Specifying the colouring agents, fragrances
  • Determining mixtures in mixture (MiM)
  • Defining the product categories in accordance with EuPCS system
  • Defining the types and sizes of the packaging
  • Submitting the PCN notification via the ECHA notification portal

Service for PCN update notification

Making a submission up-to-date

There are many reasons when updating the PCN dossier may be necessary. For example, in the following cases: there is a change in the contact data of the supplier or the contact person, you want to add a new trade name or a new UFI code, you want to expand the notification for new target countries. You may be obliged for the update if there is a major change in the composition of the mixture, or if the classification based on health or physical hazards is modified.

While establishing a close communication relationship with our partners, we professionally evaluate the changes affecting their mixtures and update the data provided during the PCN notification, if necessary.

For further information see Making a submission up-to-date

Service for UFI code generation

UFI management from generation to validation

The essential element of PCN notifications is the UFI code.

As the part of our service, we take the product portfolio, the role in the supplier chain and marketing strategy into account to define the best approach for generating the UFI code.

Based on the provided information, we generate UFI codes in the required number, and we also validate them.

 

Guarantee

We provide our consultancy and services in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/542. We take full professional and financial responsibility for our services.

 

Assistance with our PCN services, ordering the service

Our customer service provides professional help in answering the arising questions related to Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/542 or regarding our services.

F.A.Q. – Questions related to the order and delivery process

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