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The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging) Regulations 1993

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application of these Regulations

  5. 4.Meaning of the approved supply list and the approved carriage list

  6. 5.Classification of substances and preparations dangerous for supply

  7. 6.Safety data sheets for substances and preparations dangerous for supply

  8. 7.Classification of substances (including preparations) dangerous for carriage

  9. 8.Packaging of substances or preparations dangerous for carriage or supply

  10. 9.Labelling of substances and preparations dangerous for supply

  11. 10.Labelling of substances (including preparations) dangerous for carriage

  12. 11.Derogations from regulations 9 and 10

  13. 12.Derogations from regulation 9 in relation to certain transport rules

  14. 13.Particular labelling requirements for certain preparations

  15. 14.Methods of marking or labelling packages

  16. 15.Retention of classification data for substances and preparations dangerous for supply

  17. 16.Notification of the constituents of certain preparations dangerous for supply to the poisons advisory centre

  18. 17.Exemption certificates

  19. 18.Enforcement, civil liability and defence

  20. 19.Transitional provisions

  21. 20.Extension outside Great Britain

  22. 21.Revocations and modifications

  23. 22.Amendments to the Road Traffic Regulations

  24. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CLASSIFICATION OF SUBSTANCES AND PREPARATIONS DANGEROUS FOR SUPPLY

      1. PART I CATEGORIES OF DANGER

      2. PART II CLASSIFICATION OF SUBSTANCES AND PREPARATIONS DANGEROUS FOR SUPPLY IN AEROSOL DISPENSERS AS FLAMMABLE

        1. 1.A substance or preparation which is packed in an aerosol...

        2. 2.Where an aerosol dispenser contains a substance or preparation which...

      3. PART III METHODS FOR THE DETERMINATION OF FLASH POINT

        1. 1.For the purpose of classifying a substance or preparation dangerous...

        2. 2.The use of any method or apparatus referred to in...

        3. 3.The equilibrium methods referred to in paragraph 1(a) are those...

        4. 4.The non-equilibrium methods referred to in paragraph 1(b) use the...

        5. 5.To determine the flash point of viscous liquids (paints, gums...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INDICATIONS OF DANGER AND SYMBOLS FOR SUBSTANCES AND PREPARATIONS DANGEROUS FOR SUPPLY

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      THE CLASSIFICATION OF AND HAZARD WARNING SIGNS FOR SUBSTANCES (INCLUDING PREPARATIONS) DANGEROUS FOR CARRIAGE

      1. PART I TABLE OF CHARACTERISTIC PROPERTIES, CLASSIFICATION AND HAZARD WARNING SIGNS

      2. PART II SPECIFICATION OF HAZARD WARNING SIGNS

        1. 1.The hazard warning sign to be used on a label...

        2. 2.The words shown within the hazard warning sign may be...

        3. 3.Each hazard warning sign shall be in the form of...

        4. 4.Hazard warning signs shall have a line of the same...

      3. PART III VISCOUS PREPARATIONS NOT REQUIRED TO BE CLASSIFIED AS FLAMMABLE

        1. 1.For the purposes of Part I of this Schedule, preparations...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CLASSIFICATION PROVISIONS FOR PREPARATIONS DANGEROUS FOR SUPPLY

      1. PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS

        1. 1.Application

        2. 2.Interpretation

        3. 3.Classification of preparations by physico-chemical properties

        4. 4.Classification of preparations by health effects

        5. 5.Classification by the conventional method

        6. 6.Classification by the conventional method as very toxic

        7. 7.Classification by the conventional method as toxic

        8. 8.Classification by the conventional method as harmful

        9. 9.Classification by the conventional method as corrosive

        10. 10.The following preparations shall also be regarded as corrosive—

        11. 11.Classification by the conventional method as irritant

        12. 12.The following preparations shall be regarded as skin irritants—

        13. 13.The following preparations shall be regarded as eye irritants—

        14. 14.The following preparations shall be regarded as irritants for the...

        15. 15.Classification by the conventional method as carcinogenic

        16. 16.Classification by the conventional method as mutagenic

        17. 17.Classification by the conventional method as teratogenic

        18. 18.Lower limits of concentration

      2. PART II CONCENTRATION LIMITS TO BE USED IN APPLYING THE CONVENTIONAL METHOD OF ASSESSING HEALTH EFFECTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH PART I OF THIS SCHEDULE WHERE NO SUCH LIMITS ARE GIVEN IN THE APPROVED SUPPLY LIST

        1. 1.ACUTE LETHAL EFFECTS

        2. 2.NON-LETHAL IRREVERSIBLE EFFECTS AFTER A SINGLE EXPOSURE

        3. 3.SEVERE EFFECTS AFTER REPEATED OR PROLONGED EXPOSURE

        4. 4.CORROSIVE AND IRRITANT EFFECTS

        5. 5.Sensitizing Effects

        6. 6.Carcinogenic/Mutagenic/Teratogenic Effects

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      CLASSIFICATION PROVISIONS FOR PREPARATIONS INTENDED TO BE USED AS PESTICIDES

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Classification as very toxic, toxic or harmful

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      HEADINGS UNDER WHICH PARTICULARS ARE TO BE PROVIDED IN SAFETY DATA SHEETS

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      PARTICULARS TO BE SHOWN ON LABELS FOR SUBSTANCES AND PREPARATIONS DANGEROUS FOR SUPPLY

      1. PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO LABELS

        1. 1.Labelling particulars for substances dangerous for supply

        2. 2.Labelling particulars for preparations dangerous for supply

        3. 3.Derogation for naming the ingredients of certain preparations containing harmful substances

        4. 4.Indications of danger and symbols for substances and preparations dangerous for supply

        5. 5.Designation of pesticides to which Schedule 5 applies

      2. PART II SPECIAL PROVISIONS ON THE LABELLING OF CERTIAN PREPARATIONS

        1. 6.Application of this Part

        2. 7.Very toxic, toxic or corrosive preparations sold to the general public

        3. 8.Paint and varnishes containing lead

        4. 9.Cyanoacrylate based adhesives

        5. 10.Preparations containing isocyanates

        6. 11.Certain preparations containing epoxy constituents

        7. 12.Preparations dangerous for supply intended to be sprayed

        8. 13.Preparations intended to be sold to the general public that contain active chlorine

        9. 14.Preparations containing cadmium (alloys) intended to be used for brazing or soldering

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      PARTICULARS TO BE SHOWN ON LABELS FOR SUBSTANCES (INCLUDING PREPARATIONS) DANGEROUS FOR CARRIAGE

      1. 1.Provisions relating to the designation and naming of substances dangerous for carriage

      2. 2.Designation of substances other than preparations

      3. 3.Designation of hazardous wastes

      4. 4.Designation of articles listed in Part 3 of the approved carriage list

      5. 5.Designation of preparations

      6. 6.Designation of substances in packages containing two or more receptacles

      7. 7.Substance identification number

      8. 8.The hazard warning sign

      9. 9.Other particulars in the case of packages containing two or more substances in separate receptacles

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      AMENDMENTS TO THE DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN HARBOUR AREAS REGULATIONS 1987

      1. 1.The Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 shall be...

      2. 2.In regulation 2(1) (Interpretation)— (a) for the definition of “approved...

      3. 3.For regulation 3(2)(b) (meaning of dangerous substance) substitute the following...

      4. 4.In regulation 24(a)(ii) (portable tanks and receptacles), for the words...

      5. 5.In regulation 25 (labelling)— (a) in paragraph (1)(b)(ii) for the...

      6. 6.In Schedule 1 (the classification of and hazard warning signs...

      7. 7.In sub-paragraph (d) of Schedule 3, for the words “in...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      MODIFICATIONS TO CERTAIN ENACTMENTS RELATING TO THE FLASH POINT OF FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

      1. PART I MODIFICATION TO THE PETROLEUM (CONSOLIDATION) ACT 1928

      2. PART II MODIFICATIONS TO INSTRUMENTS

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      AMENDMENTS TO THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

      1. PART I AMENDMENTS TO THE ROAD TRAFFIC (CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN PACKAGES ETC.) REGULATIONS 1992

        1. 1.The Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Packages etc.)...

        2. 2.Regulation 2

        3. 3.Regulation 3

        4. 4.Regulation 16

        5. 5.The Schedule

      2. PART II AMENDMENTS TO THE ROAD TRAFFIC (CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN ROAD TANKERS AND TANK CONTAINERS) REGULATIONS 1992

        1. 1.The Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Road Tankers...

        2. 2.Regulation 2

        3. 3.Schedule 1

        4. 4.In paragraph 3(c) of Part III of Schedule 1, for...

        5. 5.In paragraph 3(c) of Part IV of Schedule 1, for...

      3. PART III AMENDMENTS TO THE ROAD TRAFFIC (TRAINING OF DRIVERS OF VEHICLES CARRYING DANGEROUS GOODS) REGULATIONS 1992

        1. 1.The Road Traffic (Training of Drivers of Vehicles Carrying Dangerous...

        2. 2.Regulation 1

        3. 3.Schedule 2

  25. Explanatory Note

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