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

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6.1  For substances that produce such effects and for which specific concentration limits do not yet appear in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation, concentration limits laid down in Table VI shall determine, where appropriate, the classification of the preparation.

The following symbol and risk phrases are assigned:

Carcinogenic categories 1 and 2:T; R45 or R49
Carcinogenic category 3:Xn; R40
Mutagenic categories 1 and 2:T; R46
Mutagenic category 3:Xn R68
Toxic for reproduction fertility categories 1 and 2:T; R60
Toxic for reproduction development categories 1 and 2:T; R61
Toxic for reproduction fertility category 3:Xn; R62
Toxic for reproduction development category 3:Xn; R63
Table VI
Classification of the substanceClassification of the preparation
Categories 1 and 2Category 3
a

In cases where the preparation is assigned R49 and R40, both R phrases shall be kept, because R40 does not distinguish between the exposure routes, whereas R49 is only assigned for the inhalation route.

b

R68 here refers to substances classified as mutagenic. Concentration limits for substances required to be labelled R68 but classified as harmful are given in Table II.

carcinogenic substances of category 1 or 2 with R45 or R49concentration ≥ 0.1% carcinogenic R45, R49 obligatory as appropriate
carcinogenic substances of category 3 with R40concentration ≥ 1% carcinogenic R40 obligatory (unless already assigned R45a)
mutagenic substances of category 1 or 2 with R46concentration ≥ 0.1% mutagenic R46 obligatory
mutagenic substances of category 3 with R68bconcentration ≥ 1% mutagenic R68b obligatory (unless already assigned R46)
substances “toxic for reproduction” of category 1 or 2 with R60 (fertility)concentration ≥ 0.5% toxic for reproduction (fertility) R60 obligatory
substances “toxic for reproduction” of category 3 with R62 (fertility)concentration ≥ 5% toxic for reproduction (fertility) R62 obligatory (unless already assigned R60)
substances “toxic for reproduction” of category 1 or 2 with R61 (development)concentration ≥ 0.5% toxic for reproduction (development) R61 obligatory
substances “toxic for reproduction” of category 3 with R63 (development)concentration ≥ 5% toxic for reproduction (development) R63 obligatory (unless already assigned R61)

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