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Document ID (ISN)77244
CIS number 01-962
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 2001
Convention or series no. 2001/59/CE 2001/59/EC
Title Commission Directive 2001/59/EC of 6.8.2001 adapting to technical progress for the 28th time Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances [European Communities]
Original title Dir. 2001/59/CE de la Commission du 6.8.2001 portant 28e adaptation au progrès technique de la dir. 67/548/CEE du Conseil concernant le rapprochement des dispositions législatives, réglementaires et administratives relatives à la classification, l'emballage et l'étiquetage des substances dangereuses [Communautés européennes] [in French]
Bibliographic information 21 Aug. 2001, Vol.44, No.L 225, whole issue (333p.) Illus. Bibl.ref.
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Abstract This is the latest update of the basic European Directive on the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous chemicals (see CIS 92-23). It contains updates of annexes as well as completely new ones. Where appropriate, it includes Finnish- and Swedish-language equivalents of terms listed in previous updates in the other official languages of the European Union (EU). Important contents: names of chemical elements and chemical classification terms in the 11 official languages of the EU; update listing of dangerous chemicals (index number, name, EC and CAS no., classification and labelling codes, concentration limits [if any]); labels, R- and S-phrases in all 11 official languages of the EU; protocols and guidance for certain toxicity tests in animals and for adsorption/desorption soil tests; general classification and labelling requirements for dangerous substances; requirements for reduced test packages for intermediate quantities.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; European Communities; classification; chemical hazards; warning notices
Descriptors (secondary) adsorption; list of chemical substances; directive; glossary; animal experiments
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) Classification and labelling of chemicals