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The Asbestos Products (Safety) Regulations 1985

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1.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), the label to be used on the asbestos minerals mentioned in Regulations 2 and 3 and any product containing such minerals (such minerals and products being referred to in this Schedule as “asbestos products”) or on the packaging of asbestos products shall be in the form of and in the colours indicated by the following diagram and shall comply with the specifications set out in paragraphs 2 and 3.

(2) In the case of any asbestos product containing crocidolite asbestos minerals, 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 an asbestos product a single colour contrasting with the background colour may be used.

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