SPIN is a database on the use of Substances in Products in the Nordic Countries.

The database is based on data from the Product Registries of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

The database is financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers Chemical Group.


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CAS no for dangerous substances

In Sweden and Denmark lists of substances belonging to generic groups in annex I to directive 67/548/EEC have been developed resulting in tables covering all CAS numbers with harmonised classifications from the authorities. Though the two tables has not yet been worked over to identify differences and possibly errors, NPG has chosen to put the […]

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News in SPIN Exposure Toolbox

The human exposure part in the Use Index (UI) tools has been developed. The former index indicates potential exposure mainly from private consumptions. From 2012, Use Index for “human” is complemented with a new Use Index that covers potential occupational exposure (“occupational”). The Use Index for “human” has at the same time been renamed to […]

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New report: The Nordic Product Registers and the future REACH substance database

A new report: ‘The Nordic Product Registers and the future REACH substance database. Comparison of the registration systems and options for future developments’ is now available. The European Commission launched on 29 october 2003 its proposal for a new chemical legislation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH). In 2006 the Nordic Chemicals Group granted […]

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