European chemical Substances Information System (ESIS)
The ESIS (European chemical Substances Information System) database is a complex, heterogeneous information system which provides information on chemicals. It includes the elements listed below.
(Please note that the databases marked with two asterisks ** will be taken over by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), which will also ensure the further updates).
- EINECS (European Inventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances),
- ELINCS (European List of Notified Chemical Substances),
- NLP (No-Longer Polymers),
- BPD (Biocidal Products Directive) active substances,
- **PBT (Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic) or vPvB (very Persistent and very Bioaccumulative),
- CLP/GHS (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures), CLP implements the Globally harmonised System (GHS),
- Export and Import of Dangerous Chemicals,
- **HPVCs (High Production Volume Chemicals) and LPVCs (Low Production Volume Chemicals), including EU Producers/Importers lists,
- **IUCLID Chemical Data Sheets, OECD-IUCLID Export Files, EUSES Export Files,
- **Priority Lists, Risk Assessment process and tracking system in relation to Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 also known as Existing Substances Regulation (ESR).
- Public Classification and Labelling Inventory (C&L) Database managed by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). Launched on 13.02.2012, it includes the information coming from REACH registrations and CLP notifications so far received by ECHA: over three million submission records covering more than 90,000 chemical substances.