|Document ID (ISN)||76196|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Books L100
Health and Safety Commission
||Approved guide to the classification and labelling of substances and preparations dangerous for supply
||HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 4th ed., 1999. vi, 62p. Price: GBP 9.00.
||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.
||dangerous substances; United Kingdom; classification; warning notices; legislation; harmful substances
||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
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Classification and labelling of chemicals