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

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Classification by the conventional method as toxic

8.—(1) The following preparations shall be classified as toxic owing to their acute lethal effects and assigned the symbol “T”, the indication of danger “toxic” and the risk phrase R23, R24, or R25—

(a)preparations containing one or more substances classified as very toxic or toxic that produce such effects in individual concentrations equal to or exceeding—

(i)either the concentration specified in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation for the substance or substances under consideration, or

(ii)the concentration specified in paragraph 1 of Part II of this Schedule (Table I or Table IA) where the substance or substances do not appear in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation or appear in it without concentration limits:

(b)preparations containing more than one substance classified as very toxic or toxic in lower individual concentrations than the limits specified in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation or in paragraph 1 of Part II of this Schedule (Table I or Table IA) if the sum of the quotients obtained by dividing the percentage weight of each very toxic or toxic substance in the preparation by the toxic limit specified for that substance is 1 or more, i.e.—

where—

  • PT+ is the percentage by weight or by volume of each very toxic substance in the preparation,

  • PT is the percentage by weight or by volume of each toxic substance in the preparation,

  • LT is the respective toxic limit specified for each very toxic or toxic substance expressed as a percentage by weight or by volume.

(2) The following preparations shall be classified as toxic owing to their non-lethal irreversible effects after a single exposure and assigned the symbol “T”, the indication of danger “toxic” and the risk phrase R39/route of exposure—

  • Preparations containing one or more dangerous substances classified as very toxic or toxic which produce such effects in individual concentrations equal to or exceeding—

    (i)

    either the concentration specified in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation for the substance or substances under consideration, or

    (ii)

    the concentration specified in paragraph 2 of Part II of this Schedule (Table II or Table IIA) where the substance or substances do not appear in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation or appear in it without concentration limits.

(3) The following preparations shall be classified as toxic owing to their long-term effects and assigned the symbol “T”, the indication of danger “toxic” and the risk phrase R48/route of exposure—

  • Preparations containing one or more dangerous substances which produce such effects in individual concentrations equal to or exceeding—

    (i)

    either the concentration specified in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation for the substance or substances under consideration, or

    (ii)

    the concentration specified in paragraph 3 of Part II of this Schedule (Table III or Table IIIA) where the substance or substances do not appear in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation or appear in it without concentration limits.

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