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EU Legislation and National Guidance

Date

Regulation / Guidance

Abbreviation

Explanation

1 August 2017

CIA Guidance - WP1 July 2017

WP1

Industry guidance on the assessment and classification of waste packaging

  • Guidance from the Chemical Industries Association (CIA) for classifying waste packaging and in particular, residues in waste packaging.

8 June 2017

(EU) 2017/997

HP14 amendment

Regulation amending Annex III of the revised WFD

  • Defines approach for the assessment of HP14 ecotoxic after 5th July 2018.

4 May 2017

(EU) 2017/776

10th ATP

10th Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 10th ATP adds or modifies 37 substances - Table 3 only.

19 July 2016

(EU) 2016/1179

9th ATP

9th Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 9th ATP adds or modifies 50 substances - Table 3.1 only.

19 May 2016

(EU) 2016/918

8th ATP

8th Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 8th ATP doesn't modify any substances.

24 July 2015

(EU) 2015/1221

7th ATP

7th Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 7th ATP adds or modifies 32 substances.

May 2015

Technical Guidance WM3 1st Edition

WM3

Technical Guidance WM3 - Guidance on the classification and assessment of waste (1st edition 2015) published by the Environment Agency, SEPA, Northern Ireland Environment Agency & Natural Resources Wales

5 June 2014

(EU) 605/2014

6th ATP

6th Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 6th ATP adds or modifies 23 substances.

18 Dec 2014

(EU) 1357/2014

rWFD Annex III replacement

Regulation amending Annex III of the revised WFD.

18 Dec 2014

2014/955/EU

LoW

Decision containing revised List of Waste

7 Aug 2013

(EU) No 758/2013

5th ATP

5th Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 5th ATP adds or modifies 19 substances.

August 2013

Technical Guidance WM2
3rd Edition

WM2

Hazardous Waste; Interpretation of the definition and classification of hazardous waste, Third Edition, May 2013, published by the Environment Agency, SEPA, Northern Ireland Environment Agency & Natural Resources Wales

  • Introduction
  • 1 Legal Background
  • 2 Hazardous waste assessment
  • Appendix A Consolidated List of Waste
  • Appendix B Data sources
  • Appendix C Hazardous property assessment
  • Appendix D Waste sampling (Published as a separate supplement)
  • Glossary

8 May 2013

(EU) No 487/2013

4th ATP

4th Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 4th ATP does not modify any substances.

April 2011

Technical Guidance WM2
Version 2.3

WM2

Hazardous Waste; Interpretation of the definition and classification of hazardous waste, Second Edition, Version 2.3. April 2011, published by the Environment Agency, SEPA, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency

31 July 2012

(EU) No 618/2012

3rd ATP

3rd Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 3rd ATP adds or modifies 16 substances.

30 Mar 2011

(EC) No 286/2011

2nd ATP

2nd Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 2nd ATP introduces the new hazard property: H13 sensitizing.

26 Sept 2009

[01 Dec 2010]

(EC) No 790/2009

1st ATP

1st Adaptation to Technical Progress for European Regulation 1272/2008

  • 1st ATP replaces the amendments and revisions that previously appeared in the 30th and 31st ATPs (Directives 2008/58/EC & 2009/2/EC respectively).
  • 1st ATP will be legally binding from 1st December 2010

August 2009

Technical Guidance WM2

WM2

Environment Agency update and amendments to WM2

  • The approved Supply List is no longer used for chemical classification
  • Table 3.2 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation should be used instead
  • Updated the chemical analysis assessment section to align with chemicals legislation for the assessment of H14 (ecotoxicity)

20 Jan 2009

[01 Jun 2015]

(EC) No 1272/2008

CLP

Classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

  • Table 3.2 of Annex VI of this regulation replaces the HSE Approved Supply List (ASL)
  • CLP will stepwise replace Directive 67/548/EEC (substances) and Directive 1999/45/EC (preparations) between now and 1st June 2015

July 2008

HWR01
Version 4.0

WM2

What is a Hazardous Waste? - A guide to the Hazardous Waste Regulations

May 2008

Technical Guidance WM2
Version 2.2

WM2

Hazardous Waste; Interpretation of the definition and classification of hazardous waste, Second Edition, Version 2.2. May 2008, published by the Environment Agency, SEPA, and the Environment and Heritage Service

June 2007

HWR08
Version 3.1

WM2

How to find out if waste oil and wastes that contain oil are hazardous - A guide to the Hazardous Waste Regulations

1 June 2005

SWAN/04 Version 1

SWAN04

Special Waste regulations 1996: Special Waste advisory note: Oil Contaminated Wastes

1 Jan 2002

2000/532/EC

EWC

European Waste Catalogue List of Waste (EWC 2002)

  • List of waste types divided into 20 chapters