Regulation (EU) 649/2012 affects all European Union based companies involved with the export or import of chemicals or articles containing chemicals. It is commonly known as the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation.
Its aim is to share information on dangerous chemicals, including how to store, transport, use and dispose of these chemicals safely.
Advice on what to do if you export chemicals or articles to countries outside the European Territory.
If you are an importer of any substance listed in Annex I, Regulation (EU) 649/2012 may apply to you.