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An overview of the changes and implications in Britain and Europe of the globally harmonised system for the labelling of chemicals

An overview of the changes and implications in Britain and Europe of the globally harmonised system for the labelling of chemicals

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  • Mike Slater www.diamondenv.co.uk
  • Global Harmonised System (GHS)
  • the Regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures View slide
  • GHS Pictograms ! View slide
  • Transport Pictograms
  • 'Contains gas under pressure'
  • Chronic health hazards
  • Hazard Categories
  • Acute toxicity
  • Signal Words Warning Danger Replace the CHIP Hazard Classifications printed on labels
  • R Phrases replaced by “Hazard Statements” H240 - Heating may cause an explosion H320 - Causes eye irritation H401 - Toxic to aquatic life
  • S Phrases replaced by “Precautionary Statements” P102 - Keep out of reach of children P271 - Use only outdoors or in well-ventilated area P410 - Protect from sunlight
  • Hazard Statements: H Precautionary Statements: P 200 – 299 Physical hazard 100 General 300 – 399 Health hazard 200 Prevention 400 – 499 Environmental hazard 300 Response 400 Storage 500 Disposal
  • Current EU Label Source: http://www.merck-chemicals.co.uk/ghs
  • Example of GHS Label Source: http://www.merck-chemicals.co.uk/ghs
  • 116 pages
  • CLP Timeline Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Substances CHIP Classification – CHIP & CLP Classification, labelling and or packaging according to CLP CLP & CHIP Labelling - CLP Preparations CHIP or CLP &CHIP
  • REACH Timeline http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/chemicals/reach/registration/key_info_index_en.htm
  • Mike Slater www.diamondenv.co.uk www.diamondenv.co.uk http://diamondenv.wordpress.com/