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The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Amendments to the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

2.—(1) The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002(1) shall be amended in accordance with the following paragraphs.

(2) In regulation 2(1)—

(a)for the definition of “the approved classification and labelling guide” substitute—

“the approved classification and labelling guide” means the guide approved by the Executive for the purposes of these Regulations and entitled “Approved Guide to the Classification and Labelling of Dangerous Substances and Dangerous Preparations (Fifth Edition)” approved by the Health and Safety Commission on 16th April 2002(2), as revised or re-issued from time to time;; and

(b)for the definition of “the approved supply list” substitute—

“the approved supply list” means the document approved by the Executive for the purposes of these Regulations and entitled “Information Approved for the Classification and Labelling of Dangerous Substances and Dangerous Preparations (Eighth Edition)” approved by the Health and Safety Commission on 26th July 2005(3), as revised or re-issued from time to time;.

(3) In regulation 8A(4) after “this regulation” add “and regulation 9(2)”.

(4) Regulation 9 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in paragraph (2) for “regulation 8A” substitute “paragraph (2A)”; and

(b)after paragraph (2) add—

(2A) Where a package would be required to be labelled and marked in accordance with any of the national or international transport rules listed in regulation 8A(4) and the package consists of one or more receptacles in outer packagings, it shall be sufficient compliance with paragraph (2) if the package shows the labels and markings required by whichever of the national or international rules is appropriate..

(5) Schedule 3 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in Part I omit paragraph 19(2);

(b)in Part II Tables II and IIA omit in both footnotes marked with a dagger “carcinogenic or”;

(c)for Part II Table VI substitute the Table VI set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations;

(d)for Part II Table VIA substitute the Table VIA set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations;

(e)for Part III Tables 1 and 2 substitute Tables 1a, 1b and 2 set out in Schedule 2 to these Regulations; and

(f)for Part III Table 5 substitute the Table set out in Schedule 3 to these Regulations.

(6) For Part II of Schedule 5 substitute the Part set out in Schedule 4 to these Regulations.

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