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The Control of Asbestos Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

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1.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), the label to be used on—N.I.

[F1(a)raw asbestos, together with the labelling required under—

(i)Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC and amending Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, of which Articles 6(5), 11(3), 12, 14, 18(3)(b), 23, 25 to 29, 35(2) second and third sub-paragraphs and Annexes I to VII are to be read as amended from time to time; and

(ii)the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010;]

(b)asbestos waste, when required to be so labelled by regulation 24(3); and

(c)products containing asbestos, including used protective clothing to which regulation 14(4) applies,

shall be in the form and in the colours of the following diagram and shall comply with the specifications set out in paragraphs 2 and 3.

(2) In the case of a product containing crocidolite, the words “contains asbestos” shown in the diagram shall be replaced by the words “ contains crocidolite/blue asbestos ”.

(3) Where the label is printed directly onto a product, a single colour contrasting with the background colour may be used.

F2Formerly the Department of Economic Development; see S.I. 1999/283 (N.I. 1), Article 3(5); that Department was formerly the Department of Manpower Services; see S.I. 1982/846 (N.I.11), Article 3.

F6S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9); the general purposes of Part II referred to in Article 17(1) were extended by S.I. 1992/1728 (N.I. 17), Articles 3(1) and 4(1). Article 55(2) was amended by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 6(1) and Schedule 1, paragraph 19

F7See S.I. 1976/897 for the designation in relation to the regulation and control of classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances and preparations and S.I. 2007/1349 in relation to persistent organic pollutants, dangerous substances, preparations and chemicals

F9Article 46(3) was amended by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 6(1) and Schedule 1, paragraphs 8 and 18

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