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Document ID (ISN)105038
CIS number 06-623
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Musilli L.
Title Classification and labelling of chemicals: Concerted efforts by French institutions
Original title Classification et étiquetage des substances chimiques: l'expertise française concentre ses moyens [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 2005, No.655, p.36-38. Illus.
Abstract With the expected implementation of the REACH (registration, evaluation and authorization of chemicals) programme in 2007, it is necessary to harmonize European classification and labelling systems for hazardous chemicals. This article describes the current situation concerning efforts undertaken at the French and European levels with respect to the classification and labelling of chemicals hazardous to human health, and presents examples of label layouts according to proposals currently being studied.
Descriptors (primary) France; harmful substances; classification; chemical products; hazard identification; labelling
Descriptors (secondary) European Union; comment on directive; health hazards; danger symbols
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Classification and labelling of chemicals