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The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

  3. PART II GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    1. 4.Classification of dangerous substances and dangerous preparations

    2. 5.Safety data sheets for dangerous substances, dangerous preparations and certain other preparations

    3. 6.Advertisements for dangerous substances and dangerous preparations

    4. 7.Packaging of dangerous substances and dangerous preparations

    5. 8.Labelling of dangerous substances and dangerous preparations

    6. 9.Particular labelling requirements for certain preparations

    7. 10.Methods of marking or labelling packages

    8. 11.Child resistant fastenings, tactile warning devices and other consumer protection measures

    9. 12.Retention of data for dangerous preparations

  4. PART III MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 13.Exemption certificates

    2. 14.Enforcement

    3. 15.Defence

    4. 16.Transitional provisions

    5. 17.Extension outside Great Britain

    6. 18.Revocations and modifications

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CLASSIFICATION OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AND DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

      1. CATEGORIES OF DANGER

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INDICATIONS OF DANGER AND SYMBOLS FOR DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AND DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PROVISIONS FOR CLASSIFYING DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

      1. PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS

        1. 1.Application

        2. 2.Interpretation and application

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

        4. 4.Classification of preparations by health effects

        5. 5.Classification for health effects by the conventional method

        6. 6.Lower limits of concentration

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

        8. 8.Classification by the conventional method as toxic

        9. 9.Classification by the conventional method as harmful

        10. 10.Classification by the conventional method as corrosive

        11. 11.Classification by the conventional method as irritant

        12. 12.Classification by the conventional method as sensitising

        13. 13.Classification by the conventional method as carcinogenic

        14. 14.Classification by the conventional method as mutagenic

        15. 15.Classification by the conventional method as toxic for reproduction

        16. 16.Classification of preparations by environmental hazards

        17. 17.Classification for environmental hazards by the conventional method

        18. 18.Conventional method for the evaluation of hazards to the aquatic environment

        19. 19.Conventional method for the evaluation of hazards to the ozone layer

      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 The concentration limits fixed in Table...

        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. Note

        13. 4.2.Gaseous preparations

        14. Note

        15. 5.Sensitising effects

        16. 5.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        17. 5.2.Gaseous preparations

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

        19. 6.1.Other than gaseous preparations

        20. 6.2.Gaseous preparations

      3. PART III CONCENTRATION LIMITS TO BE USED FOR THE EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENT HAZARDS

        1. 1.The aquatic environment

        2. 2.The non-aquatic environment

    4. SCHEDULE 4

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

      1. 1.Identification of the substance or preparation and the company/undertaking.

      2. 2.Composition/information on ingredients.

      3. 3.Hazards identification.

      4. 4.First-aid measures.

      5. 5.Fire-fighting measures.

      6. 6.Accidental release measures.

      7. 7.Handling and storage.

      8. 8.Exposure controls and personal protection.

      9. 9.Physical and chemical properties.

      10. 10.Stability and reactivity.

      11. 11.Toxicological information.

      12. 12.Ecological information.

      13. 13.Disposal considerations.

      14. 14.Transport information.

      15. 15.Regulatory information.

      16. 16.Other information.

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      LABELLING PARTICULARS FOR DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES, DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER PREPARATIONS

      1. PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO LABELS

        1. 1.Labelling particulars for dangerous substances

        2. 2.Labelling particulars for dangerous preparations

        3. 3.Confidentiality of chemical names

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

      2. PART II PARTICULAR PROVISIONS CONCERNING CERTAIN PREPARATIONS

        1. A SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

          1. 1.Dangerous preparations to be supplied to the general public

          2. 2.Dangerous preparations intended for use by spraying

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

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

        2. B SPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO ANY PREPARATION

          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. 7.Preparations containing substances not yet tested completely

          8. 8.Preparations not classified as sensitising but containing at least one sensitising substance

          9. 9.Liquid preparations containing halogenated hydrocarbons

          10. 10.Preparations containing a substance assigned the risk phrase R67

          11. 11.Cement and cement preparations

        3. C SPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO CERTAIN OTHER PREPARATIONS

          1. 1.Preparations not intended for the general public

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      BRITISH AND INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS RELATING TO CHILD RESISTANT FASTENINGS AND TACTILE WARNING DEVICES

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      REVOCATIONS

  6. Explanatory Note

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