Poisons centres and their activities are increasingly recognized by legislation and administrations on national and European levels.

In European legislation poisons centres are directly or indirectly mentioned

The  European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT) has formed the Working Group on Poisons Centre Activities dealing with these aspects of the increasing role of European poisons centres in regulatory processes.

Internal material guiding this process is provided here (access with restriction).

Latest Development (2012-01-20):

Review of the European Commission according to art 45 (4) CLP:

Workshop November 2010:

Important Link:


*) amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC)

**) amending and repealing directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/200