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Document ID (ISN)76196
CIS number 01-183
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1726-2
Year 1999
Convention or series no. HSE Books L100
Health and Safety Commission
Title Approved guide to the classification and labelling of substances and preparations dangerous for supply
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 4th ed., 1999. vi, 62p. Price: GBP 9.00.
Abstract This revised guide (see CIS 97-1644 for previous edition) sets out the general principles of classification and labelling for supply as required by the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 1994 (CIS 95-23), as amended in 1999. The main changes relate to: advice use of structure-activity relationships; advice on self-classification; revisions of criteria for peroxides, aspiration hazards, very volatile substances, skin irritation and labelling of metals in massive form; two new R-phrases (R66, R67); changes to some environmental criteria; revised criteria for some S-phrases; changes to advice on choice and number of S-phrases.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; classification; warning notices; legislation; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) mutagens; data sheet; carcinogens; teratogens; explosive substances; flammable substances; oxidizing substances; caustic substances; toxic substances; sensitizers; environmental pollution; danger symbols; health hazards; comment on law; irritants
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Classification and labelling of chemicals