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Document ID (ISN)100589
CIS number 02-1845
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2369-6
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L131
Health and Safety Commission
Title Approved classification and labelling guide (Fifth edition) - CHIP 3 guidance on regulations
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 5th ed., 2002. vi, 62p.18 ref. Price: GBP 10.50.
Abstract This approved guide presents the general principles of classification and labelling as required by the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging) Regulations 2002 (CHIP3). It closely follows the European Commission's "Labelling Guide", namely Annex VI to Directive 67/548/EEC and its adaptations to technical progress (see CIS 01-962 for the most recent adaptation). It is addressed at manufacturers, importers and other suppliers who have responsibilities for the classification and labelling of dangerous substances and preparations. Contents: introduction and scope; classification on the basis of physical and chemical properties; classification on the basis of health effects.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; harmful substances; classification; warning notices; legislation; labelling
Descriptors (secondary) information dissemination; public OSH institutions; responsibilities; comment on directive; European Communities
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Classification and labelling of chemicals