|Document ID (ISN)||105038|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
|Convention or series no.
||Classification and labelling of chemicals: Concerted efforts by French institutions
||Classification et étiquetage des substances chimiques: l'expertise française concentre ses moyens [in French]|
||Oct. 2005, No.655, p.36-38. Illus.
||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.
||France; harmful substances; classification; chemical products; hazard identification; labelling
||European Union; comment on directive; health hazards; danger symbols
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Classification and labelling of chemicals