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Document ID (ISN)63519
CIS number 94-1816
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 1978
Convention or series no. 78/319/CEE 78/319/EEC
Title Council Directive of 20 March 1978 on toxic and dangerous waste [European Communities]
Original title Directive du Conseil, du 20 mars 1978, relative aux déchets toxiques et dangereux [Communautés européennes] [in French]
Bibliographic information 31 Mar. 1978, Vol.21, No.L.84, p.43-48.
Abstract This directive specifies the measures that Member States shall take in order to ensure that toxic and dangerous waste is disposed of without endangering human health and without harming the environment. A list of certain toxic or dangerous substances and materials selected as requiring priority consideration is given in annex.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; dangerous substances; waste disposal; toxic substances; European Communities
Descriptors (secondary) list of chemical substances; responsibilities; directive; replaced
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal