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1. (1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), the label to be used on—
(a)raw asbestos (together with the labelling required under the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009(1) and the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010(2);
(b)asbestos waste, when required to be so labelled by regulation 24(3); and
(c)products containing asbestos, including used protective clothing to which regulation 14(4) applies,
shall be in the form and in the colours of the following diagram and shall comply with the specifications set out in paragraphs 2 and 3.
(2) In the case of a product containing crocidolite, the words “contains asbestos” shown in the diagram shall be replaced by the words “contains crocidolite/blue asbestos”.
(3) Where the label is printed directly onto a product, a single colour contrasting with the background colour may be used.
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