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The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 1994

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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

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

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

  8. 7.Advertisements for substances dangerous for supply

  9. 8.Packaging of substances and preparations dangerous for supply

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

  11. 10.Particular labelling requirements for certain preparations

  12. 11.Methods of marking or labelling packages

  13. 12.Child resistant fastenings and tactile warning devices

  14. 13.Retention of classification data for substances and preparations dangerous for supply

  15. 14.Notification of the constituents of certain preparations dangerous for supply to the poisons advisory centre

  16. 15.Exemption certificates

  17. 16.Enforcement, civil liability and defence

  18. 17.Transitional provisions

  19. 18.Extension outside Great Britain

  20. 19.Revocations and modifications

  21. 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

      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 toxic for reproduction

        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. 1.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        3. 1.2.Gaseous preparations

        4. 2.Non-lethal irreversible effects after a single exposure

        5. 2.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        6. 2.2.Gaseous preparations

        7. 3.Severe effects after repeated or prolonged exposure

        8. 3.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        9. 3.2.Gaseous preparations

        10. 4.Corrosive and irritant effects including serious damage to eye

        11. 4.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        12. 4.2.Gaseous preparations

        13. 5.Sensitizing effects

        14. 5.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        15. 5.2.Gaseous preparations

        16. 6.Carcinogenic/mutagenic/toxic effects for reproduction

        17. 6.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        18. 6.2.Gaseous preparations

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CLASSIFICATION PROVISIONS FOR PREPARATIONS INTENDED TO BE USED AS PESTICIDES

      1. 1.Interpretation

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

    5. SCHEDULE 5

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

    6. SCHEDULE 6

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

      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 4 applies

      2. PART II PARTICULAR PROVISIONS CONCERNING CERTAIN PREPARATIONS

        1. A

          Special provisions for preparations dangerous for supply

          1. 1.Preparations to be supplied to the general public

          2. 2.Preparations intended for use by spraying

          3. 3.Preparations containing a substance affected by the risk phrase R33 (danger of cumulative effects)

          4. 4.Preparations containing a substance affected by the risk phrase R64 (may cause harm to breast-fed babies)

        2. B

          Special provisions for preparations whether or not dangerous for supply

          1. 1.Paints and varnishes containing lead

          2. 2.Cyanoacrylate based adhesives

          3. 3.Preparations containing isocyanates

          4. 4.Certain preparations containing epoxy constituents

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

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

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      PROVISIONS RELATING TO CHILD RESISTANT CLOSURES AND TACTILE WARNING DEVICES

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      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

  22. Explanatory Note

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