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The Classification and Labelling of Explosives Regulations 1983

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Classification and labelling of explosive articles and explosive substances and of combinations and unit loads thereof

  5. 4.Cases to which these Regulations do not apply

  6. 5.Fees for testing

  7. 6.Labelling of an article, substance or combination in Class 1

  8. 7.Labelling of an article, substance or combination not in Class 1

  9. 8.Labelling of outer and inner packagings

  10. 9.Labelling or arrangement of a unit load

  11. 10.Labelling generally

  12. 11.Classification and labelling under these Regulations shall satisfy classification and labelling provisions of the Explosives Act 1875

  13. 12.Defence in proceedings for contravening these Regulations

  14. 13.Enforcement

  15. 14.Power to grant exemptions

  16. 15.Revocations

  17. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      THE DIVISIONS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      THE COMPATIBILITY GROUPS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      LABELS

      1. A packaged article or substance or a combination in Class 1, Division 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3

        1. 1.One of the labels required by Regulation 6(1) shall—

        2. 2.(1) The above label shall have a pictograph of a...

      2. An unpackaged article in Class 1, Division 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3

        1. 3.One of the labels required by Regulation 6(2) shall be...

      3. A packaged article or substance or a combination in Class 1, Division 1.4 or 1.5

        1. 4.Subject to the alternatives in paragraphs 6 and 7 which...

        2. 5.(1) The Division number appropriate for the contents when in...

      4. Alternatives to the provisions of paragraphs 4 and 5

        1. 6.In any case where the hazard classification code is “1.4...

        2. 7.Packaged fireworks which fall within Division 1.4 may be labelled...

      5. An unpackaged article, other than a firework, in Class 1, Division 1.4

        1. 8.One of the labels required by Regulation 6(4) shall—

      6. An article, substance or combination not in Class 1

        1. 9.The label required by Regulation 7 shall—

      7. Colour of labels described in paragraphs 1 to 9

        1. 10.The background colour of the labels shall be orange.

        2. 11.Pictographs, numbers, letters and lines shall be in black.

      8. A packaged article or substance or a combination in Class 1

        1. 12.The other label required by Regulation 6(1) and (3) shall...

      9. An unpackaged article in Class 1

        1. 13.The other label required by Regulation 6(2) and (4) shall...

      10. Outer packaging

        1. 14.The label required by Regulation 8(1) shall show in respect...

      11. Inner packaging

        1. 15.The label required by Regulation 8(2) shall show in respect...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      EXPLOSIVE ARTICLES IN RESPECT OF WHICH OUTER PACKAGING IS TO BE LABELLED

      1. In this Schedule “N.O.S.” means “not otherwise specified” 1 2...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      EXPLOSIVE SUBSTANCES IN RESPECT OF WHICH INNER AND OUTER PACKAGINGS ARE TO BE LABELLED

      1. In this Schedule “N.O.S.” means “not otherwise specified” 1 2...

  18. Explanatory Note

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