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The Explosives in Harbour Areas Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

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PART ITABLE OF CHARACTERISTIC PROPERTIES, CLASSIFICATIONS AND HAZARD WARNING SIGNS

(1)(2)(3)
Characteristic properties of the substanceClassificationHazard Warning Sign

Note

Where explosives of more than one division are carried in a freight container or barge. the division with the lowest number should be shown on the hazard warning sign. When explosives of Division 1.5 and Division 1.2 are carried together in a freight container or barge, the hazard warning sign displayed on the freight container or barge should be that for Division 1.1.

An explosive substance, that is to say—

(a)

a solid or liquid substance, or

(b)

a mixture of solid or liquid substances or both,

which is capable by chemical reaction in itself of producing gas at such a temperature and pressure and at such a speed as could cause damage to surroundings or which is designed to produce an effect by heat, light, sound, gas or smoke or a combination of these as a result of non-detonative self-sustaining exothermic chemical reactions; including one or more such substances contained in an article. (See Note)

Class I:

Division 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3

(The Division number “1.2” and Compatibility Group letter “E” shown are only examples).

Division 1.4

(The Compatibility Group letter “G” shown is only an example).

For explosives of hazard (I classification code 1.4~, “1.4S” may appear in the upper half of the label ()I may be shown on its own without the orange label. The orange label may be: dispensed with for fireworks of Division I .d provided the word “FIREWORK” followed by the hazard classification code is shown.

Division 1.5

(The Compatibility Group, letter “D” shown is only an example).

Explosive substances defined as above which have a predominant hazard appropriate to another class but which nevertheless present a significant hazard from explosion.According to predominant hazard.

(The hazard warning sign shown above should appear on packages in addition to the hazard warning sign of the main classification).

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