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Document ID (ISN)61036
CIS number 93-1424
ISBN(s) 0-11-034746-3
Year 1993
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1993 No.1746
Title Health and Safety - The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging) Regulations 1993 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1993. 59p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.35.
Abstract These Regulations implement in Great Britain the provisions of EEC Directives 92/32 (CIS 92-726), 88/379 (CIS 91-21), 78/631 (CIS 91-715) and 91/155 (CIS 93-1425). Contents: definition of the "approved supply list" and the "approved carriage list", and of the terms "dangerous for supply" and "dangerous for carriage"; description of safety data sheets to be provided under these Regulations; requirements for packaging and labelling; derogations; keeping of data on dangerous substances. In schedules: classification of dangerous substances (by physico-chemical properties, health effects and environmental effects; accepted methods for the determination of flash points); indications of danger, hazard warning signs and symbols for substances dangerous for supply or carriage; classification provisions for preparations dangerous for supply and for pesticides; headings under which particulars are to be provided in safety data sheets; particulars to be shown on labels for dangerous substances and preparations. Statutory Instrument 1984/1244 (CIS 82-29), many times amended, is abrogated.
Descriptors (primary) packing, filling; dangerous substances; supply of information; warning notices; data sheet; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) determination of flashpoints; danger symbols; law; classification; replaced
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