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Document ID (ISN)112102
CIS number 11-0752
Year 2009
Convention or series no. Statutory instruments 2009 No. 716
Title The Chemicals (Hazard Information Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009
Bibliographic information The Stationery Office, PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2009, 52p. Price: GBP 9.00 (regulations, downloadable version free of charge); 18p. (explanatory memorandum).
Internet access Regulations.pdf [in English]
Explenatory_memorandum.pdf [in English]
Abstract This document consists of the full text of the United Kingdom Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009, which came into force on 6 April 2009. These regulations are also known as CHIP 4. CHIP is the law that applies to suppliers of dangerous chemicals. Its purpose is to protect people and the environment from the effects of those chemicals by requiring suppliers to provide information about the dangers and to package them safely. CHIP requires the supplier of a dangerous chemical to identify the hazards (dangers) of the chemical and provide information about the hazards to their customers. Suppliers usually provide this information on the package itself in the form of a label and package the chemical safely. The regulations are accompanied by an explanatory memorandum.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; chemical hazards; law; packing, filling; warning notices
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; labelling; containers; supply of information; comment on law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Framework legislation
Safety and health information