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Document ID (ISN)102171
CIS number 03-1027
ISBN(s) 0-11-042419-0
Year 2002
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 2002 No.1689
Title Health and Safety - The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2002. (Also: TSO Online Bookshop, 51p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: GBP 7.50.
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Abstract These Regulations revoke and re-enact with amendments the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 1994 (S.I. 1994/3247) (see CIS 95-23), together with a number of their amendments (including those abstracted as CIS 97-367 and CIS 97-1422). They implement in Great Britain the provisions of a large number of EU directives, including the Substances Directive 92/32/EEC (CIS 92-726), the Preparations Directive 1999/45/EC (CIS 00-1517) and the Safety Data Sheets Directive 91/155/EEC (CIS 93-1425). Contents: definitions; scope (dangerous substances and preparations, with the exception of medicinal products, controlled drugs, cosmetics, wastes, foodstuffs, animal feeds, radioactive substances, medical devices, finished products intended for a final user and samples, as well as substances or preparations carried by transport); procedures for classifying dangerous substances and dangerous preparations; description of safety data sheets; requirement that advertisements for dangerous substances and preparations must refer to their hazards; packaging and labelling requirements for dangerous substances and preparations; exemptions. In the schedules: classification schemes for dangerous substances and preparations; indications of danger and symbols for dangerous substances and preparations; provisions for classifying dangerous preparations; determination of concentration limits (when not given in the approved supply list); determination of concentration limits to be used for the evaluation of environment hazards; headings to be used in safety data sheets; labelling particulars for dangerous substances and preparations.
Descriptors (primary) packing, filling; dangerous substances; United Kingdom; supply of information; warning notices; data sheet; labelling
Descriptors (secondary) danger symbols; law; classification
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Classification and labelling of chemicals