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The Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Dangerous Substances (Amendment) Regulations 1988

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Regulation 2(2)

SCHEDULE 1THE CLASSIFICATION, PACKAGING AND LABELLING OFDANGEROUS SUBSTANCES REGULATIONS 1984

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Regulations and SchedulesAmendments
1. Regulation 2(1)

For the definition of “road” substitute the following definition—

“road” means—

(a)

as respects England and Wales, a road within the meaning of section 196(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1972 (c. 20);

(b)

as respects Scotland, a road within the meaning of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54);.

2. Regulation 3(1)In sub-paragraph (e), for “Regulation 2(1) of the Cosmetic Products Regulations 1978” substitute “Regulation 4(1) of the Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 1260)”.
3. Regulation 3(2)In sub-paragraph (e), for “approved for safety under the Pesticides Safety Precautions Scheme” substitute “approved under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (c. 48)”.
4. Regulation 3(3)In sub-paragraph (d), after “Annex A” insert “or Annex B or both”.
5. Regulation 4
(a)

For the words from “the list published” to “in packages etc” substitute “the list approved by the Health and Safety Commission on 9 February 1988 entitled “Information Approved for the Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Dangerous Substances (2nd Edition)””.

(b)

In sub-paragraph (a)(ii), for “a subsidiary risk;” substitute “an indication of subsidiary risk;”.

(c)

In sub-paragraph (b), for “a subsidiary risk;” substitute “an indication of subsidiary risk;”.

(d)

In sub-paragraph (g), at the end after the semi-colon delete “and”.

(e)

In sub-paragraph (h), after the closing bracket delete the comma and at the end for the full stop substitute “; and”.

(f)

After sub-paragraph (h), insert the following sub-paragraph—

(i)in Part VII a list of the changes made to the previous edition of the approved list (as revised),.

6. Regulation 8(3)After “given” delete the comma and the words from “but this shall” to the end of the paragraph.
7. Regulation 8(9)For “approved for safety under the Pesticides Safety Precautions Scheme” substitute “approved under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (c. 48)”.
8. Schedule 1 Part IVIn paragraph 6, revoke sub-paragraphs (b)(i) and (d)(iii).
9. Schedule 2 Part II

Insert after paragraph 1 the following paragraph—

1A.  The words shown within the hazard warning sign may be omitted but in such a case those words shall be shown on the package or label adjacent to the sign..

10. Schedule 2 Part III

In paragraph 4(e)—

(a)

for “ISO 2431 — 1980” substitute “ISO 2431 — 1984”; and

(b)

for “BS 3900: Part A6 — 1983” substitute “BS 3900: Part A6 — 1986”.

11. Schedule 6 Part IIn paragraph 2(1)(b) for “accepted common name” substitute “internationally recognised name”.
12. Schedule 6 Part II

In paragraph 11—

(a)

for “0.5 per cent” substitute “0.25 per cent”; and

(b)

after “of the preparation” insert “as determined in accordance with the International Standards Organisation Standard ISO 6503 — 1984”.

13. Schedule 6 Part III

After paragraph 22, insert the following paragraph—

Special provisions relating to risk phrases

23.  Where a substance is specified as a carcinogen, mutagen or teratogen by the use of the risk phrase R45, R46 or R47 respectively in Part 1A of the approved list and following the name of the substance reference is made to this paragraph by the note “(see schedule 6.23)”, those risk phrases, or any of them, shall precede any risk phrase numbered 20 to 28 or any combination of those phrases and in such a case the risk phrases numbered 20 to 28 or combinations of them shall be preceded by the word “also”..

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