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

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PART IIPARTICULAR PROVISIONS CONCERNING CERTAIN PREPARATIONS

ASPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

Dangerous preparations to be supplied to the general public

1.—(1) The label on the packaging of dangerous preparations intended to be supplied to the general public shall in addition to the relevant safety advice bear the relevant safety phrase S1, S2, S45 or S46 in accordance with the approved classification and labelling guide.

(2) When the dangerous preparations referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are classified as very toxic, toxic or corrosive and where it is physically impossible to give the information on the package itself, packages containing such preparations shall be accompanied by precise and easily understandable instructions for use including, where appropriate, instructions for the destruction of the empty package.

Dangerous preparations intended for use by spraying

2.  The label on the packaging containing dangerous preparations intended to be used for spraying shall bear the safety phrase S23 and safety phrase S38 or S51 assigned in accordance with the approved classification and labelling guide.

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

3.  When a dangerous preparation contains at least one substance required to show the risk phrase R33, that phrase shall be shown on the label on the packaging of the dangerous preparation when the concentration of that substance is equal to or higher than 1% unless a different value is shown for that substance in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation.

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

4.  When a dangerous preparation contains at least one substance required to show the risk phrase R64, that phrase shall be shown on the label on the packaging of the dangerous preparation when the concentration of that substance is equal to or higher than 1% unless a different value is shown for that substance in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation.

BSPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO ANY PREPARATION

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

1.  The label on the packaging of preparations containing at least one substance classified as sensitising and being present in a concentration ≥ 0.1% or in a concentration greater than or equal to that specified under a specific note for the substance in Table 3.2 of part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP Regulation shall bear the inscription—

  • Contains (name of sensitising substance). May produce an allergic reaction..

Preparations containing a substance assigned the risk phrase R67

2.  When a preparation contains one or more substances assigned the risk phrase R67, the label on the packaging of the preparation shall bear the following inscription—

  • Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.,

  • when the total concentration of such substances present in the preparation is ≥ 15%, unless:

    • the preparation is already classified with phrases R20, R23, R26, R68/20, R39/23 or R39/26, or

    • the preparation is in a package not exceeding 125 ml.

CSPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO CERTAIN OTHER PREPARATIONS

Preparations not intended for the general public

1.  The label on the packaging of a preparation of the type specified in Article 31(3) of REACH shall bear the following inscription—

  • Safety data sheet available for professional user on request..

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