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The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

  3. PART 2 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    1. 4.Classification of dangerous substances and dangerous preparations

    2. 5.Safety data sheets for substances and preparations

    3. 6.Packaging of dangerous substances, dangerous preparations and certain specified preparations

    4. 7.Labelling of dangerous substances and dangerous preparations

    5. 8.Labelling of single receptacles and receptacles in outer packagings

    6. 9.Particular labelling requirements for certain preparations

    7. 10.Methods of marking or labelling packages

    8. 11.Child resistant fastenings, tactile warning devices and other consumer protection measures

    9. 12.Retention of data for dangerous preparations

    10. 13.Transitional provisions for dangerous substances, dangerous preparations and certain specified preparations

  4. PART 3 MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 14.Enforcement

    2. 15.Defence

    3. 16.Application within the territorial sea

    4. 17.Revocations and amendments

    5. 18.The Regulations specified in the Tables in Schedule 8 shall...

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CLASSIFICATION OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AND DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

      1. CATEGORIES OF DANGER

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INDICATIONS OF DANGER AND SYMBOLS FOR DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AND DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PROVISIONS FOR CLASSIFYING DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

      1. PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS

        1. 1.Application

        2. 2.Interpretation and application

        3. 3.Classification of preparations by physico-chemical properties

        4. 4.Classification of preparations by health effects

        5. 5.Use of concentration limits in classification for health effects by the conventional method

        6. 6.Lower limits of concentration

        7. 7.Classification by the conventional method as very toxic

        8. 8.Classification by the conventional method as toxic

        9. 9.Classification by the conventional method as harmful

        10. 10.Classification by the conventional method as corrosive

        11. 11.Classification by the conventional method as irritant

        12. 12.Classification by the conventional method as sensitising

        13. 13.Classification by the conventional method as carcinogenic

        14. 14.Classification by the conventional method as mutagenic

        15. 15.Classification by the conventional method as toxic for reproduction

        16. 16.Classification of preparations for environmental hazards

        17. 17.Use of concentration limits in classification for environmental effects

        18. 18.Conventional method for the evaluation of hazards to the aquatic environment

        19. 19.Conventional method for the evaluation of hazards to the ozone layer

      2. PART II CONCENTRATION LIMITS TO BE USED IN THE EVALUATION OF HEALTH HAZARDS

        1. 1.acute lethal effects;

        2. 2.non-lethal irreversible effects after a single exposure;

        3. 3.severe effects after repeated or prolonged exposure;

        4. 4.corrosive effects, irritant effects;

        5. 5.sensitising effects;

        6. 6.carcinogenic effects, mutagenic effects, toxic effects for reproduction. The systematic...

        7. 1.Acute lethal effects

        8. 1.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        9. 1.2.Gaseous preparations

        10. 2.Non-lethal irreversible effects after a single exposure

        11. 2.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        12. 2.2.Gaseous preparations

        13. 3.Severe effects after repeated or prolonged exposure

        14. 3.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        15. 3.2.Gaseous preparations

        16. 4.Corrosive and irritant effects including serious damage to eye

        17. 4.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        18. 4.2.Gaseous preparations

        19. 5.Sensitising effects

        20. 5.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        21. 5.2.Gaseous preparations

        22. 6.Carcinogenic/mutagenic/toxic effects for reproduction

        23. 6.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        24. 6.2.Gaseous preparations

      3. PART III CONCENTRATION LIMITS TO BE USED FOR THE EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENT HAZARDS

        1. 1.The aquatic environment

        2. 2.The non-aquatic environment

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      LABELLING PARTICULARS FOR DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES, DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER PREPARATIONS

      1. PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO LABELS

        1. 1.Labelling particulars for dangerous substances

        2. 2.Labelling particulars for dangerous preparations

        3. 3.Confidentiality of chemical names

        4. 4.Indications of danger and symbols for dangerous substances and dangerous preparations

      2. PART II PARTICULAR PROVISIONS CONCERNING CERTAIN PREPARATIONS

        1. A SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

          1. 1.Dangerous preparations to be supplied to the general public

          2. 2.Dangerous preparations intended for use by spraying

          3. 3.Dangerous preparations containing a substance affected by the risk phrase R33 (danger of cumulative effects)

          4. 4.Dangerous preparations containing a substance affected by the risk phrase R64 (may cause harm to breast-fed babies)

        2. B SPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO ANY PREPARATION

          1. 1.Paints and varnishes containing lead

          2. 2.Cyanoacrylate based adhesives

          3. 3.Preparations containing isocyanates

          4. 4.Certain preparations containing epoxy constituents

          5. 5.Preparations intended to be sold to the general public that contain active chlorine

          6. 6.Preparations containing cadmium (alloys) intended to be used for brazing or soldering

          7. 7.Preparations not classified as sensitising but containing at least one sensitising substance

          8. 8.Liquid preparations containing halogenated hydrocarbons

          9. 9.Preparations containing a substance assigned the risk phrase R67

          10. 10.Cement and cement preparations

        3. C SPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO CERTAIN OTHER PREPARATIONS

          1. 1.Preparations not intended for the general public

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      BRITISH AND INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS RELATING TO CHILD RESISTANT FASTENINGS AND TACTILE WARNING DEVICES

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      PREMISES AND ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL SEA

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Offshore installations

      3. 3.Wells

      4. 4.Pipelines

      5. 5.Mines

      6. 6.Other activities

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      AMENDMENTS

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      REVOCATIONS

      1. PART I REVOCATIONS TO STATUTORY RULES OF NORTHERN IRELAND

      2. PART II REVOCATIONS TO STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS THAT EXTEND TO NORTHERN IRELAND

  6. Explanatory Note

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