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Original name: Valtioneuvoston asetus (856/2012) vaarallisten kemikaalien teollisen käsittelyn ja varastoinnin turvallisuusvaatimuksista.
Name: Council of State Ordinance (856/2012) on safety requirements in industrial handling and storage of dangerous chemicals.
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2012-12-20
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2012-R-94818
Bibliography: Ordinance online in Finnish and Swedish Ordinance online in Finnish and Swedish Government Offices of Finland, FINLEX,, Finland, 27 pp. PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2014-01-03)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 101 sections and 9 chapters concerning, inter alia:

Chapter 1: General provisions.
Chapter 2: The location of a production plant.
Chapter 3: The location of the production plant area.
Chapter 4: Safety requirements.
Chapter 5: Prevention of explosions.
Chapter 6: Preparedness for accidents.
Chapter 7: Special provisions for ammonium nitrate.
Chapter 8: Special provisions.
Chapter 9: Entry into force and transitional provisions.

Includes appendice: Distance requirements related to ammonium nitrate storage.
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