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Document ID (ISN)63873
CIS number 95-23
ISBN(s) 0-11-043877-9
Year 1994
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1994 No.3247
Title Health and Safety - The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 1994 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1994. 43p. Illus. Price: GBP 6.75.
Abstract These Regulations implement in Great Britain the provisions of EEC Directives 92/32 (CIS 92-726) and 88/379 (CIS 91-21), together with their adaptations to technical progress. Contents: scope (dangerous substances and preparations, with the exception of radioactive substances, animal feeds, finished products intended for a final user, cosmetics, medicinal products, controlled drugs, pathogens, samples, munitions, foodstuff, pesticides, wastes, other exempted products); definition of the "approved supply list"; classification of substances and preparations dangerous for supply; safety data sheets; advertising; requirements for packaging, labelling and marking; child-resistant fastenings; retention of classification data on dangerous substances; exemption certificates. In schedules: classification of dangerous substances (by physico-chemical properties and health effects); classification of aerosols as flammable; methods for the determination of flash points; indications of danger, hazard warning signs and symbols for substances dangerous for supply; 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; modifications of regulations concerning the flash point of flammable liquids. Statutory Instrument 1993/1746 (CIS 93-1424) is revoked.
Descriptors (primary) packing, filling; dangerous substances; United Kingdom; supply of information; warning notices; data sheet; labelling
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